The fruits of the Spirit

30 11 2018

I have a love hate relationship with Catholic charismatics. On the one hand, they are very nice people. On the other hand, I can’t stand how they worship. Nevertheless, I have been growing soft on them through the years. There are so many things I don’t care about anymore that I used to care about, and I have grown to understand the real need of people to have a religious experience that appeals to them on a very personal level. Believers of a more traditional bent generally want a sober and impersonal experience, one that makes the average person slightly uncomfortable. I have written about this before, however, I am beginning to understand these people as the years pass. Read the rest of this entry »





Narcosaint news

28 11 2018

Very pertinent to the interests of this blog, Jesus Malverde appears at the trial of El Chapo Guzman.





Exorcisms on the rise

27 11 2018

An Atlantic article on the increase in the number of exorcisms in the United States





Dudamel

22 11 2018

I remember being quite moved at a YouTube video of Dudamel conducting Mahler’s Eighth. A very laudable endeavor.





Rosary Sonatas

20 11 2018





Sylvia Plath

14 11 2018

I read recently a rather dull biography of Sylvia Plath. I won’t name it as not to bad mouth it, but so many memories otherwise. I guess if you write about poetry, you should try to do it poetically.





Maria Francia – the other angel of the schools

13 11 2018





Just for nice

13 11 2018