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Catholic History, Dispelling the Myths, a video by Dr. Thomas F. Madden

If the ignorant rantings of certain people–especially the recent and most ignorant ranting of a certain ignorant politician–have accomplished nothing else, at least they have brought attention to a subject that has suffered from lack of attention; or when it has garnered attention, the motive has most often been that of ill will, and rather than¬†spreading light, has instead increased the darkness, already pervasive enough, even in Catholic circles. 323 more words

Spiritual Warfare

HOLY GRAIL OR HOLY HELL

Being a confessed history addict, I could not miss the opportunity to chat up the subject with fellow Summit City Scribes member, Jon Anthony Hauser, after the last meeting. 777 more words

Pulpit Sunday, All Saints' Church, Shipdham, Norfolk

This weeks pulpit is in All Saints’ ~Church in Shipdham, Norfolk.

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Boccaccio's Decameron

After a considerable hiatus from reading books reserved for the Classics Club challenge, I am back with The Decameron (also known as Prince Galahalt) by Boccaccio. 405 more words

Books

February 28th

Just as I had taken the train to Venice for October’s half-term break from school, I took myself on another little trip to a neighbouring country for February’s half-term and flew to foggy Paris to spend a few days with my old flatmates from Edinburgh. 333 more words

Germany

Using Lion Rampant for the Battle of Neville's Cross 1346

Although Daniel Mersey’s medieval skirmish rule set is not intended for larger actions, I did take part in a participation game at York wargames show this year where it was used for a refight of the Battle of Hexham – and good fun it was too!¬† 143 more words