Author Archives: Blair Mulholland

Blessed Annunciation!

…actually, because it is nine months before Christmas, today is the day we celebrate God’s incarnation as a man in the body of the Holy Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary! In Greek this is called, appropriately enough, the Evangelismos.  The … Continue reading

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David Bowie

After downloading and listening to Blackstar last week, I remember thinking how marvelous it was that David Bowie was still alive and releasing music.  I fantasized about the next ten years, and the sort of new stuff he would put out … Continue reading

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…At Least, That’s What I Believe In…

These are dark times in the world.  Evil and hate and corruption are everywhere.  Terrorists shoot up concert halls, blow up aeroplanes and destroy lives.  Politicians spew hate and bile, and the internet is a cesspit of anger and destructive … Continue reading

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Christ Can Forgive Your Abortion Right Now!

It’s come to my attention that a certain heretical church leader has been blaspheming God by saying his church can forgive your abortion “next year”. If you found yourself underwhelmed by that “generous offer”, I have great news!  God through … Continue reading

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Saints of September

September is a quiet month in the Church.  Technically it is the start of the new liturgical year, and the two prominent feasts are the Nativity of the Theotokos, and the Elevation of the Holy Cross (in commemoration of the … Continue reading

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Why I Support Kim Davis (And the Rule of Law at the Same Time)

In a nutshell, if the State asks you to lie, the State is in the wrong. This is not about bigotry, or denying anyone’s rights.  This is about telling the truth about reality, when the State legislates a lie. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Saints of the Week (24th to 30th August)

PIMEN the Great (27th August 340-450AD) The word pimen is Greek for shepherd, and Pimen the Great was indeed a great shepherd to the Roman Christians of the 4th and 5th centuries.  He is one of the more famous of … Continue reading

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Saint of the Week (August 17th to 23rd)

IRENAEUS of Lyons (130-202AD, 23rd August) Irenaeus is the most pre-eminent scholar of the 2nd Century Christian Church.  Born in Smyrna as a disciple of the famous Polycarp (and therefore a spiritual grandson of the Apostle John), he travelled west … Continue reading

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They See Me Trollin’… They Hatin’…

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Saint of the Week (9th to 16th August)

MARY the Most Holy Theotokos (15th August, 16BC-48AD) Mary is the greatest mortal being who has ever lived, a model of human perfection that will remain unsurpassed.  To quote the prayer of Saint John Chrysostom, “It is truly meet to … Continue reading

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