Bliss at the Trevi

Bliss at the Trevi

   My good, good husband offered to stay home this weekend with our two youngest kids and our dog, while I went into Rome with our oldest girls plus one of their friends. Rome is on a “fire sale,” with rock-bottom deals on hotels and such, since there is no one there. So we found…

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New Favorite Thomas Aquinas Passage

    I am taking Christology at the Angelicum this semester. Right now we are reading Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologiae. One passage struck me as one of the most amazing texts I have had the privilege of seeing in a long time.       ST III. 8.3: Whether Christ is the head of all men? …

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Learning Cursive

Learning Cursive

     First grade in Italy is notoriously hard. I had not idea what to expect, but taught Sebastian all his letters and a little early reading this summer. I thought we might be adequately prepared.       Oh how I was wrong. The class is doing a cursive-intensive. They are not taking a letter…

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