Tag Archives: Aleteia

Cardinal Newman’s Canonization

Several papers carry stories commemorating Cardinal John Henry Newman on the occasion of his canonization. This will take place tomorrow in Rome. One story, from the religious website Aleteia, mentions the first Newman Center for university students at Oxford that … Continue reading

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Waugh’s Christmas, 2017

Waugh is remembered in the Yuletide press this year in several stories. In a fashion blog basenote.net, the perfume Nuit de Noël is mentioned: when it comes to a real Christmas perfume, for me Caron set the standards way back … Continue reading

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Bridey and the Chapel

A posting on the Roman Catholic religious weblog Aleteia takes as its theme the passage containing the discussion between Charles Ryder and Lord Brideshead (“Bridey”) in Brideshead Revisited about the artistic value of the decorations in the family’s chapel. This is … Continue reading

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Waughblogs

Several bloggers have commented on or recommended the works of Evelyn Waugh in the past week. In Antick Musings, Andrew Wheeler recommends Waugh’s first novel Decline and Fall which he recently read for a second time: Decline and Fall focuses intensely … Continue reading

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