With my little girl 8 years old this year, I've wanted to sit and think through my objections to Halloween, as a cultural thing, as a psychological thing. Halloween as we see it today is a more recent thing, within the last century. I think it is largely obsessed over...
Dominic de Souza
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Kevin keeps chasing Helen, and it takes an accident at a friend’s party to change her mind. Maybe this romance thing isn’t so bad…
Mary loved to dance, and to smile. And finding the chance to thaw a silent new dance partner is a challenge she can’t refuse.
In an emasculated world, the call to chivalry cries out from all sides. What makes a ‘gentleman’ is his very manhood, but called to a higher dignity.
In the myths and legends, divinity was something we grasped at, aching to have for ourselves. But the kind of relationship God wants is very different.
Young Juvid grapples with the apparent pacifism of the Christians going to martyrdom. Understanding only dawns in the sands of the arena.
With thousands marching side by side, the pilgrimage from Paris to Chartres is a time of song and sacrifice, blistered feet and breathless blessings.