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July 28, 2016

Film: A misanthrope joins an idealistic commune

Director Thomas Vinterberg’s most compelling works – Festen and the Oscar-nominated The Hunt – deal with fractured communities turning against an individual, with surprising...

A tragic chorus for a dying empire

Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich, Fitzcarraldo, £12 The author, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2015, brings together in this hefty volume...

An old-school patriot pins down Englishness

English Voices by Ferdinand Mount, Simon and Schuster, £25 What makes England English? In his introduction to this collection of reviews of biographies and anthologies...

Mass Readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week II Sunday, July 31: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Ecc 1:2; 2:21-23; Ps 90; Col 3:1-5, 9-11; Lk 12:13-21...

Pastor Iuventus

The feast of St Martha (July 29) is a good day to begin a holiday. I always imagine that Jesus said those words very...

Lectio Divina

Luke 12:13-21 13 A man in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide with me the property our father left...

Word This Week

The Eighteenth Sunday of the Year Eccl 1:2 & 2:21-23; Col 3:1-5 & 9-11; Lk 12:13-21 (year c) ‘Vanity of vanities, the Preacher says....

The best of the Catholic blogosphere

✣ Highlights from the week online Surprises for a cardinal Cardinal Pell’s Secretariat for the Economy “has had its wings clipped in recent weeks”, wrote...

Film: A misanthrope joins an idealistic commune

Director Thomas Vinterberg’s most compelling works – Festen and the Oscar-nominated The Hunt – deal with fractured communities turning against an individual, with surprising...

A tragic chorus for a dying empire

Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich, Fitzcarraldo, £12 The author, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2015, brings together in this hefty volume...

An old-school patriot pins down Englishness

English Voices by Ferdinand Mount, Simon and Schuster, £25 What makes England English? In his introduction to this collection of reviews of biographies and anthologies...

Mass Readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week II Sunday, July 31: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Ecc 1:2; 2:21-23; Ps 90; Col 3:1-5, 9-11; Lk 12:13-21...

Pastor Iuventus

The feast of St Martha (July 29) is a good day to begin a holiday. I always imagine that Jesus said those words very...

Lectio Divina

Luke 12:13-21 13 A man in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide with me the property our father left...

Word This Week

The Eighteenth Sunday of the Year Eccl 1:2 & 2:21-23; Col 3:1-5 & 9-11; Lk 12:13-21 (year c) ‘Vanity of vanities, the Preacher says....

The best of the Catholic blogosphere

✣ Highlights from the week online Surprises for a cardinal Cardinal Pell’s Secretariat for the Economy “has had its wings clipped in recent weeks”, wrote...