Always wiling to be honest in my endeavors, I have just finished reading the Hunger Games…here are a few quotations that stood out. I see these as significant, key or just quotations that stood out on my first reading of the novel. Disclaimer: this post is based on a first reading…which is not really appropriate to give a thorough … More Books on the Run–Chapter 1 Hunger Games
While in college there were two magazines that I discovered that assisted in my intellectual growth: William F. Buckley’s National Review and Ralph McInerny’s Crisis Magazine. … More Humility, the Christian Virtue
One of the books that I am reading due to the interest of my children as well as others is The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. The quotations of interest as well as thoughts, ideas or insights while reading the book are based on the two influences; the first influence is reading the through the lense of moral … More Books on the Run–I. Hunger Games
Just thought i would share this before lose it into space… How to turn your blog into a book.
I am slowly reading Dick Cavett’s “Talk Show”. (http://astore.amazon.com/rocha-booksreviewed-20) To describe him as a liberal, who cannot stand President Bush and anyone who served in the White House for any of those eight years, I would be choosing my words lightly. Yet, I am still reading and believe Cavett is worth the time. Would you … More Reading Dick Cavett’s “Talk Show”
2009 Voces Veritatis Lecture series “Something worth dying for: The Martyrs of the English Reformation” THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2009 St. Cuthbert Tunstall: The Penitent Thief of the English Reformation Guest Lecturer Mr. Bret Ramsey Teacher at St. Thomas Episcopal in Houston, TX —————————————————————- THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2009 St. Thomas à Becket: A Man of Paradoxical … More Two Lectures in Houston
Here is an interesting article that as we engage our friends and family around us, we can and should engage the world with our faith: Pope: World Day for Social Communications dedicated to priests and digital world Vatican City (AsiaNews) – In this Year of the Priest, “The priest and the pastoral ministry in the … More Twitter away your faith…says the Pope to priests…how about us lay people?