If our parish church weren’t so obvious or close, I don’t know that we would have made the step towards it.
We find an abundant array of identities and voices in the long history of tradition. As a result, it presents great opportunities for personal exploration by allowing students (including ourselves) … Continue reading Refractions of Spirit
Well it ain’t exactly a Confessions or Seven Storey Mountain but it is an autobiographical reflection that, rather surprisingly, ends [spoiler alert] in a Catholic Church. Every time I try to figure out how I came … Continue reading Quomodo Veni Huc
This writing was, in itself, an act of devotion. In this entry I offer a combination of traditional (Dominican and Popular), doctrinal, and scriptural materials to compose a “complete,” twenty … Continue reading A Twenty Decade Rosary
Delivered on 6 October 2012 There is not time, nor is this the place or occasion, to capture the whole life of Walter LB. All those stories we carry with … Continue reading Eulogy for my Grandfather
The name of this site, dfxc, is from the initials of my (intended) Christian name. Yes, I know I’m well ahead of the game here as I’ve still got far too … Continue reading On the Name
O glorious Patriarch, Ignatius of Loyola, By your example, lead me to seek and find God in all things; Teach me to converse with God, that I might discern the … Continue reading Prayer to St. Ignatius of Loyola