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Thanksgiving…and a note from St. Hilary

There is so much for which we are grateful today: our families, our friends, our faith, and for all those who have inspired us and encouraged our efforts. We thank God for such blessings and we thank you for your … Continue reading

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Florilegium & Anthology

Thank you to those who have responded to our Fall Appeal so far! We are grateful to all who find our work worthy of support. In our annual appeal I listed a number of Gil Bailie’s earlier presentations that remain … Continue reading

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Fall Newsletter and Appeal for Support

We are adding to the annual mailbox stuffing of Black Friday Sales and appeals for support from worthy causes. If you are on any of our mailing lists please be on the look out for the Cornerstone Forum’s yearly ‘begging … Continue reading

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Remembering René Girard

René Girard passed from this life four years ago, leaving behind both an intellectual legacy and a wonderful example of a well-lived life. He changed my life in so many ways, for which I am deeply grateful. For those who … Continue reading

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Oxygen in the Room

      Where should we be focusing our attention in these days? Lets see…there is: the danger from foreign governments interfering in US elections the on going investigations of the President which may lead to an impeachment the human … Continue reading

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Christ or nothing

In 1968, Malcolm Muggeridge resigned in protest as Rector of Edinburgh University because of the university’s relaxation of its policy on drug use by students. His resignation speech – delivered from the pulpit of St Giles Catherdral in a service … Continue reading

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Tweet others as you would like to be tweeted

Listening to a symposium on social media and the 1st Amendment hosted by Georgetown University and the Knight First Amendment Institute I heard the above permutation of the ‘Golden Rule’. The entire hour and forty minute panel discussion was interesting … Continue reading

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A note from film noir….

  Something to bear in mind during these difficult times for the Church: At one point, [Orson] Welles – speaking as the elusive crook Harry Lime – proclaims: “In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, … Continue reading

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A 9|11 Memorial Remembered

Remembering the 50th on the 5th (this was initially posted on our old blog site on September 11, 2006) My father was killed in the Battle of the Bulge on January 7, 1945 a few months after I was born. … Continue reading

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Unplanned

  Archeologists in Peru have discovered 227 bodies of children sacrificed by the pre-Columbian Chimu culture to appease the gods of wet weather – the El Niño. “Wherever you dig, there’s another one,” the chief archeologist Feren Castillo said. We … Continue reading

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