The Feast of St. Matthew (transferred)
O ALMIGHTY God, who by thy blessed Son didst call Matthew from the receipt of custom to be an Apostle and Evangelist; Grant us grace to forsake all covetous desires, and inordinate love of riches, and to follow the same thy Son Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end. Amen.
Psalm 119: 1-16
Matthew 19:16 & following
I Timothy 6:6-19
What I’m reading today:
- Edith Wharton’s “The Descent of Man”
- Against minimalism, and against meaningless things.
- How to cook steak. Over fire.
- An explanation of the Ordo Kalendar, and how it teaches the Faith.
I’m also compiling a playlist of videos about pipe smoking to post–but I have to post this one now. Some might find it crass, but I give you, “How Smoking A Pipe is Like Making Love to Your Wife”: