Monthly Archives: May 2012

Les Miserables Returns To The Silver Screen

Victor Hugo’s epic novel has captured anyone with the patience to read the lengthy book.  Filled with Catholic imagery and gritty realism, this book sets the standard for the future work of Belloc and Chesterton with regards to Catholic distributism … Continue reading

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NRO: The Mandate War

George Weigel nails it on National Review Online regarding the USCCB’s lawsuit against the Obama administration regarding the HHS Mandate: This is not an argument about birth control, nor is it part of some “War on Women” waged by misogynistic … Continue reading

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Your Four Minutes of Civilization

On a rainy day (well… at least a day that is threatening to rain), this only seems appropriate.  I give you Mozart’s “Turkish March” — also known as the Rondo Alla Turca in Piano Sonata No. 11. The style of … Continue reading

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The Man Who Planted Trees

This is a great video, but be sure to set aside your half hour on this one.  I promise… you won’t regret watching this: Pretty amazing what one person can do with some perspective and patience. Not easy for us … Continue reading

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