Daily Archives: April 17, 2011

Top Secret Catholic Vocabulary

Recognising that we often talk past each other, and in the interests of communication, here are some definitions for words used in the Catholic universe: AMEN: The only part of a prayer that everyone knows. BULLETIN: Your receipt for attending … Continue reading

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Old Thunder

Defender of the Faith: Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953) Hilaire Belloc’s nickname that stuck with him for life was ‘Old Thunder’, so named for his fierceness in argument and strong views. Yet he was also a kind and sympathetic man with a … Continue reading

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