Category Archives: Everyday Life

Look at This Cool Photo!


Ok – now I promise I will write a blog post soon.  Actually I have 3 that I’m working on at the minute… I just… have to… finish!  My time is quite crunched with my thesis and exams at the moment. … Continue reading

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The 4th Annual National Sursum Corda Retreat


Last year’s National Sursum Corda 2013 (photo taken from the Institute of Christ the King – Sovereign Priest website) I am very excited that the Institute of Christ the King – Sovereign Priest has announced the details of the 4th … Continue reading

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Preparing for Lent


Well, it’s that time of year where the most popular conversation filler for Catholics and non-Catholics alike (and umm… even non-religious apparently?) seems to be: “Sooo… what are you doing for Lent?” My initial response has usually been something like: *gasp* “Who? What? When? … Continue reading

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A Little Humour


I don’t know about you, but that one always makes me laugh. “Cheerfulness strengthens the heart and makes us persevere in a good life. Therefore the servant of God ought always to be in good spirits.” — St. Philip Neri

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Communion on the Tongue… A Cause for Irreverence?


I just read an intriguing article from the National Catholic Register titled: “Why I’m Giving Up Communion on the Tongue” (bear with me…) The article talks about the difficulties of receiving Communion on the tongue from Eucharistic Minsters.  Ultimately concluding that … Continue reading

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Proof I’m An American


Apparently, one is not a dedicated American if they don’t watch the Superbowl. Good thing I am! From Scotland… over Skype… Y’know… I’d hate for my nationalism to be questioned.      

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The Art of Conversation: The Science and Philosophy of Being Entertaining


Originally posted on The Stig's Fat Cousin:
More people converse through the black magic of technology these days than ever before. The ease and instant gratification of online chitchat has resulted in the deterioration in most people of what…

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What are You Doing to Defend the Innocent?


  “This is our first task – caring for our children.  If we don’t get that right, we don’t get anything right… Can we honestly say that we are doing enough to keep our children, all of them, safe from … Continue reading

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Get Married Young Man, Part 3: 5 Ways to Prepare Yourself


Originally posted on The Catholic Gentleman:
Marriage is wonderful, but it brings with it a lot of responsibilities and duties. Scripture and the teaching of the Church are quite clear— the husband is the head of the home, and he…

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Now It’s Winter!!


Remember when I was so excited to have a glimpse of winter with “sub-zero” temperatures over in Scotland? Well dearest UK readers – if you think 0 degrees Celsius is bad, check out 0 degrees Fahrenheit (that’s about -18 degrees C … Continue reading

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