Churchy Things

  • St Hildegard of Bingen

    Hildegard of Bingen. Today’s her feast day, this doctor of the Church. I learned a lot about her earlier this year while writing a 15 page paper on one of her visions. Her…

  • Welp, It’s Almost Advent

    I marvel at how time absolutely flies. I’m still stunned it’s not at least the beginning of November, if not September. Have I honestly been directing homeschool since mid-August? Feeling a bit like…

  • Further Thoughts on The Letter

    Having had half a day more to think about the letter, there are a few other things that are sitting with me. I find there is some weird nostalgia regarding olden times. In…

  • Pope Emeritus Benedict’s Letter

    Earlier today it was published that Pope Emeritus Benedict wrote a letter, a strong message,¬†as he calls it. This is my very limited but relevant commentary. He writes this message in three parts,…

  • Daily Gospel: Crowd, I get it

    Today’s gospel: John 8:31-42 I struggle with the gospel of John. I love the imagery that he uses, I love the signs. I don’t love how I read it and constantly think, “Crowd,…