Tag Archives: G.K. Chesterton

For Thoughts On The Solemnity Of The Most Sacred Heart Of Jesus

Are you on vacation yet? The funny thing about vacations is that when on holiday from the world, and from the pressures of time, it’s quite easy to see all manner of things through rose colored glasses. In fact, I … Continue reading

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G.K. Chesterton Splashes Into The Pages Of “The Atlantic”

  Remember that time when Chesterton showed up in Breitbart? This is even better than that.  Even the subtitle of the piece says, “this author loves Chesterton.” The case for canonizing G. K. Chesterton, the bombastic man of letters and … Continue reading

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Lines By The Forgotten Member Of The Chesterbelloc (A Few Words For Wednesday)

What? There is a third person in the Chesterbelloc? George Bernard Shaw forgot someone? Exactly, dear reader. See the portrait above? Surely you recognize the heavyset fellow on the left, and the irascible looking fellow on the right. But who … Continue reading

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Because of Divine Frivolity

Times are tough all over. First we had the economic meltdown to contend with. Now we Catholics are watching our Church and our Pope get attacked by the same people who were attacking Goldman Sachs a few years ago, and Tiger … Continue reading

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Remembering, With Gratitude, The D-Day Sacrifices Of The Fallen

Pope Francis remembers, and is grateful. Francis praised “the numerous soldiers who left their country to land on the beaches of Normandy to fight against Nazi barbarism and free occupied France”. The Vatican said Francis “also does not forget the … Continue reading

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For G.K. Chesterton’s Off The Wall Poem About Palm Sunday

A couple of years back, I shared a movie with you about a saint who called himself “God’s jackass.” Leave it to G.K. Chesterton to write a poem for Palm Sunday from the point of view of the ass.

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Mark Your Calendars For The 33rd Annual Chesterton Conference

The 33rd Annual Chesterton Conference will be held at University of Saint Mary of the Lake (Mundelein Seminary) in Mundelein, Illinois, from July 31-August 2, 2014. Hmmm. That’s where Fr. Robert Barron and the Word on Fire gang hang their … Continue reading

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A Brandy G.K Chesterton Would Approve Of…

I think so. I mean, look at the name on the label. Lepanto? As in the Battle of Lepanto? Uh-huh. 

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G.K Chesterton Appears on Breitbart? Would That Count As A Miracle?

I’d count it as a minor one, at least. Take a look at Kate O’Hare’s piece, G.K. Chesterton: Making the Case for Sainthood in Hollywood.

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Joseph Bottum Writes “The Long Goodbye” UPDATES

Or is it “Farewell My Lovely?” Those are the titles that came to my mind as I read his essay today over at Commonweal. No disrespect to Raymond Chandler intended for thinking of his titles, but I will never get … Continue reading

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