The Big Picture

(I first published this post two years ago today. While some of the details are dated, it seems as fresh to me as when I first wrote it. It is well worth a re-read, I think. I am in the heart of New England right now, in a spot in New Hampshire that you can’t […]

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Grace Notes

By Charlie Johnston I figured I would share a few pictures and notes from my travels today. Right now, I am in Manchester, New Hampshire, preparing to head out to the Albany area, where I will speak tomorrow night (Wednesday, June 19) at 6:30 p.m. at the Knight’s Hall in Queensbury. For info contact Sean […]

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Ubi Est Mea: Rx for Misery

By Charlie Johnston All right, while I am on the road I am going to have give up on the posts that take me 15-25 hours worth of effort and, instead, just give little updates on a catch as catch can basis. My dear friend, Sr. Mary Clare, and Sr. Charista Maria, gained canonical status […]

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Running With the Wind

By Charlie Johnston I have been going full speed ahead. Makes it a little tricky to get time to do full posts. The good news is that I have a full day free both Sunday and Monday, so I will look to get something serious up after Mass on Sunday. I thought you might enjoy […]

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Warped Perceptions of Reality

By Charlie Johnston I have had a wonderful visit in Jackson, Michigan. My next presentation will be in Manchester, New Hampshire on Saturday, June 15 at 6 p.m. For information contact Doug at asoh.manchester@gmail.com. Then on Wednesday, June 19, I will be in the Albany, New York area at the Queensbury Knights Hall. They could […]

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Be Not Afraid

By Charlie Johnston I had a fantastic presentation and a wonderful group of faithful patriots in Wadena, Iowa last Sunday. One fellow who is a small plane pilot flew down from Minnesota. He enthusiastically said it was worth the trip, after the talk. My next talk will be Sunday, June 9, at 4 p.m. at […]

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To Magnify the Lord

By Charlie Johnston Thursday was the Feast Day of the Visitation. It was on this occasion that Mary spoke the Magnificat (Luke 1:46-55) to her cousin, Elizabeth. It is my favorite prayer. It resonates in the depths of my heart. In most translations, it begins, “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord…” In a […]

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Running With the Storm

By Charlie Johnston I hit the road on Monday to begin the visits in the East. I left Colorado by a parallel route to that with which I entered it on my pilgrimage seven years ago. It is always strange to me when I drive a long stretch of what I walked at the beginning […]

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Lead Us In a Plain Path

By Charlie Johnston Teach me thy way, O Lord, and lead me in a plain path. Psalm 27:11 The last four verses of my favorite Psalm, the 27th, are among the most compelling prayers I have ever read. They are a rebuke and a consolation, a weary plea and a profound statement of faith: Teach […]

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