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Summer Newsletter & Complimentary Download – King Lear Pt 4

Here in California it looks like we are in for another difficult and dangerous fire season. The skies are again hazy with the smoke of numerous not too distant blazes. As we pray for those who fight the fires and … Continue reading

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Calculus

The school year has begun and many high school and college students are beginning the study of calculus – the mathematical study of continuous change. In the present age, if one lives through all the intimate and personal changes from … Continue reading

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A Look Back At – Tradition

          The word “tradition” and the word “treason” come from the same root. The very name “modernity” self-consciously used to describe the period of the last several centuries in Western cultural history clearly exemplifies the spirit … Continue reading

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A Lenten Reflection – The Multiplication Table

The website The Catholic Thing has published a Lenten reflection by Gil Bailie entitled, The Multiplication Table. It is a classic piece of Gil’s work. I especially appreciate the play of the title and the text. ‘Multiplication table’ is not … Continue reading

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Kairos, Courage, Love

In his Trojan Horse in the City of God, Dietrich von Hildebrand wrote of the way a particular historical situation compels Christians to speak a perennial truth with special forcefulness. The Greek term for such moments is kairos, what von … Continue reading

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Utopia

“Those who advocate Utopia presume that they can become fathers of the future without having been children of the past.” – Hans Urs von Balthasar

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Teaching history…

“When a nation’s history is poorly taught in schools, ignored by the young, and proudly rejected by qualified elders, awareness of tradition consists only in wanting to destroy it.” – Jacques Barzun

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