Monday, September 30, 2013


Today is the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (transferred). What are we to make of the angels? Our image of them depends, it seems, on classical antiquity. 

the ole samothrace

Here we find winged supernatural beings, messengers of the Gods, which become messengers of the God, whose perfection demands angelic ubiquity. Every person, Altar, and planet, for example, has its Guardian.

rich old margarine demon

I shouldn't hesitate to invoke that assistance, but be careful how you go.

Defende nos,



Anonymous said...

Baron Harries of Pentregarth is certainly keen on margarine.

LSP said...

The good old Baron. Perhaps you remember his book, "Is There a Gospel for the Rich?" he was on the cover, grinning.