Light blogging today Got a book to edit. To distract you from my dereliction of duty, here’s a question for you to chew on: Which is more important: ordinary things or extraordinary things? Be sure to define what you mean by each. And give reasons for your replies. If you don’t like that one, try [Read More...]
I’m having an idea! Halloween is so negative and so full of dark stuff out of the Dark Ages. A typical example of the medieval Catholic Church embracing paganism. On the other hand, the culture is so imbued with Halloween stuff that kids resent being barred from participating in any way. Maybe it can be [Read More...]
A reader comments I’m a youth minister that can think of better things to do w/ pantyhose than this stupid, demeaning sort of ‘icebreaker’. Like cover my 43 yo gams. Am I the only one that is wondering what reason and logic leads folks to ‘retreat’ first through eighth graders together in the first place? [Read More...]
Interesting poem by Andy Tardiff Fish The good Lord called his people sheep, But fish are just as hard to keep. Fish! fish! Beware, beware, The room is dry And full of air. A sheep with legs could follow him, But fish with fins can only swim. The tank! the tank! Beware, beware, It sits [Read More...]
Man! The Left is bleeding to death Dan Savage, you may recall, was the guy who went around licking doorknobs at a Republican campaign headquarters when he had the flu, so as to engage in a little low level biological warfare against the Right. Now he’s, er, savaging the anti-war Left. Boy is the Left [Read More...]
Okay, One Last CAI Thing But only cuz I’m trying to be fair. CAI has pulled the dumb attack on the Luminous Mysteries I mentioned below here and here. No word on whether it’s being dumped completely or whether it’s just being updated to take out some of the most egregious language about the theology [Read More...]
From the “My Roman Collar is Cutting off the Circulation to my Brain” Dept. Clericalism and Leftist Fascism make such good bedfellows in AmChurch. Note particularly the cowardly expulsion of *the children* rather than the attempt to address the parents. An apology could have gone a long way to defuse things, Rev. Nugent. Haven’t you [Read More...]
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