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Posts published in July 2023

Is THIS the best thing I can do right now?

Christians seem to spend most of their time asking whether this or that activity is a sin, which leads to many inconclusive deliberations. The question…

Mass on Vacation

While on vacation. Dania and I went to daily Mass at the nearest parish, which was the stereotypical 1970s “Novus Ordo” parish all the trads…

Should Women Cover their Heads at Mass?

I was asked to speak on this topic by an Academy parent and wasn’t interested, until I started looking into the issue and it became…

Before Frequent Confession…

Going to Confession frequently only makes sense if I’m making an Examination of Conscience each night. If the latter habit is established, the former will…

The Need for Philosophy and Theology

God can be known, as God, through human philosophy, as Aristotle proved. What cannot be know by philosophy is God’s plan of redeeming man and…

Morning Prayers (DeSales)

All these acts should be made briefly and heartily, before you leave your room if possible, so that all the coming work of the day…

Examination of Conscience (DeSales)

“As to the examination of conscience, which we all should make before going to bed, you know the rules: Source: Introduction to the Devout Life,…

New Magister Capellae

Today, at our Dominican chapter meeting, we had the privilege of meeting the Seminary’s new Magister Capellae, Andrew Mahon. During our lecture after Mass, Andrew…