Category Archives: Roman Catholicism

The Divine Praises

The Divine Praises have been on my mind a lot the past few days and I have prayed them frequently. It is actually a very Hebraic prayer, so since I was having trouble falling asleep tonight, I translated them into … Continue reading

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A Hymn for Good Friday

In class this week I composed a hymn version of the beautiful Antiphon XV from the Eastern Church’s office for Good Friday. Here is the text followed by my hymn version: Today He who hung the earth upon the waters … Continue reading

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More Hymns

Here a few more hymns I wrote in the past week: This one is based on passages in Romans 12 & 13. I decided to make it Trinitarian in theme by addressing each verse to a different Person of the … Continue reading

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Some Hymns to Our Lady

So I got inspired this week to write some hymns to our Lady. This first one here is dedicated to Our Lady of Walsingham. Haven’t really found one dedicated to her under this title, and seeing as that is the … Continue reading

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Reflection On Isaiah 6

Here is the reflection I wrote for Night Prayer last night (Scripture text included first): Isaiah 6: 1-7 (RSV) In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and His … Continue reading

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A Small Miracle I Attribute to the Intercessions of Saints John Fisher and Thomas More

As of this day, I was formally admitted to the priestly formation program in the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. It was really quite incredible getting the news today, as when I met with Fr. Joe for him to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Sunday May 1, 2011

I find myself in need to reflect over the momentous events of Sunday, in which the world saw the beatification of Blessed John Paul the Great, and the long-awaited capture and execution of Osama Bin Laden. My thoughts go first … Continue reading

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