James Matthew Wilson over at FIRST THINGS alerts us to the creation of The Colosseum Institute: For the Arts of Poetry and the Renewal of Catholic Letters in Our Time. He makes a strong case for the desperate need of such an institute. It is a case many of us are familiar with, but it is … Continue reading The Return of the Catholic Writer
A Merry Christmas to All and to all a poem by former Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom, Sir John Betjeman. https://youtu.be/AyZL9_To0_A
A Thanksgiving Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) The sun hath shed its kindly light, Our harvesting is gladly o’er Our fields have felt no killing blight, Our bins are filled with goodly store. From pestilence, fire, flood, and sword We have been spared by thy decree, And now with humble hearts, O Lord, We come … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
By GK Chesterton There fared a mother driven forth Out of an inn to roam; In the place where she was homeless All men are at home. The crazy stable close at hand, With shaking timber and shifting sand, Grew a stronger thing to abide and stand Than the square stones of Rome. For … Continue reading THE HOUSE OF CHRISTMAS