Monthly Archives: December 2011

Introduction to Philosophy papers

I love reading the final papers in my Intro to Philosophy course. For the final paper, I ask the students to reflect on the semester and tell me what it has meant for them. They are graded on the degree … Continue reading

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Advent

Fr. Barron talks about Advent as a preparation for a revolution. A very thoughtful reflection on this season.

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The end of our civilization

A student passed this list along to me. It is terrifying.

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Choral music

Some of my favorite carols of the season. Once in a Royal David’s City (Trinity Choir) O Magnum Mysterium (Christ Church Cathedral Choir) O Little Town of Bethlehem (Trinity Choir)

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Feast Day for Saint Nicholas

Yes, today is the Feast Day of St. Nichols (St Nick, late of Santa Claus fame). My favorite story about the real St. Nicholas:Nicholas was the Bishop of Myra and attended the Council of Nicea in 325. One of the … Continue reading

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