About Nicene Guy

Nicene Guy JC is a cradle Catholic, and somewhat of a traditionalist conservative. He earned his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Texas at Austin in the summer of 2014. He is currently a visiting assistant professor of physics at a university in the deep south. He is a lay member of the Order of Preachers. JC has been happily married since June of 2010. He has at times questioned – and more often still been questioned about – his Faith, but he has never wandered far from the Church, nor from our Lord. “To whom else would I go?”



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A Fool’s Freedom

May 29th, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

What makes us free? There are, on the whole, three true types of freedom and one false one. Among the


On the Romance of Ritual

April 29th, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

Rituals are a forgotten art—we have forgotten the art of practicing them, while at the same time losing sight of


Hope in Season

December 9th, 2014 | by Nicene Guy

What does it mean to have hope? I keep returning to this question in my many musings. There are, in


Parish Closures

November 11th, 2014 | by Nicene Guy

The sad news that some 55 parishes in and around New York are going to be shuttered (or “merged” with



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