Thursday, September 23, 2010

Mattingly on Douthat on Religion and the Press

Over at Get Religion, Terry Mattingly reports on, and includes a video link of, Ross Douthat speaking to a gathering at the Annenberg School for Communciation & Journalism. As always, it's well worth reading.

Here's a snippet for peak your interest:

The message for that day can be summed up with that famous quotation from the movie "Cool Hand Luke." In other words, "What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate."

Read the entire piece (it's not lengthy) here.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

The Lord's Blessings at this Beginning of the Church Year!

September First marks the beginning of the Church Year.

Start out the New Year well by bookmarking the Dynamic Horologion and refer to it daily. The Hours are presented simply utilizing the excellent Holy Transfiguration Monastery Psalter and Troparia. There is an option that allows you to follow the Typikon with either the Gregorian or Julian calendars.

May the Most Holy Trinity bless us all with an increase of Faith, Love, Hope, and may the Peace of God descend into every heart.