Monthly Archives: November 2013

  1. The Art of Gift-Giving

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    November 30, 2013 by lucieromarin

    A friend visited me some weeks ago, to show me her newborn. “Here’s your present!” I exclaimed, and she grinned, …
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  2. Books for Rainy Days


    November 27, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Reading books isn’t just a matter of accessing text; all your external senses can be drawn into it, (there’s the …
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  3. The Deluge and Its Consequences


    November 23, 2013 by lucieromarin

    It’s raining. It has been raining for days, and I’ve been caught in more than one downpour. (I was drenched …
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  4. Catholicism is Fruitcake. Protestantism is Banana Bread.


    November 21, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Today’s post was to be about post-Deluge theology. Then I read this post, entitled ‘In Defense of Fruitcake,’ and I …
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  5. St Elizabeth of Hungary

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    November 19, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Today, in the Old Calendar, is the feast of St Elizabeth of Hungary, and, for the life of me, I …
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  6. Music for November


    November 16, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Done with Victoria’s Requiem? Heard a few too many versions of Allegri’s Miserere? Try this: (just make sure you listen with headphones, …
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  7. On Questions

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    November 14, 2013 by lucieromarin

    I’ve just come from Mass, during which I mangled part of a Gradual verse, listened to a homily about indulgences, …
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