Drum roll, please …

… So without further ado, I would like to announce the winners of the 2011 Catholic Cannonball Awards in their respective categories…

Best Blog by a Religious; Fr. Longenecker’s Standing on My Head

Best Political Blog; Adrienne’s Catholic Corner

More Catholic Than the Pope; Real Catholic TV

Best Armchair Theologian; Little Catholic Bubble

Best Visual Treat; Betty Beguiles

Most Church Militant; It’s a tie! Defend Us in Battle, and Cleansing Fire

Best New Kid on the Block; Heart For God

Best Blog by a Heretic; Bad Vestments

Best Under Appreciated Blog; Barefoot & Pregnant

Best Spiritual Treat; Blessed is the Kingdom

Bat Shit Crazy; I Have to Sit Down

Best Potpourri of Popery; Shoved to Them

Snarkiest Catholic Blog; Acts of the Apostasy

Most Hifreakinlarious; another tie! Acts of the Apostasy and The Ironic Catholic

Blog that Needs to be Updated More Often; Recovering Dissident Catholic

It has been my pleasure to host these annual anti-awards for the past several years. I would like to thank everyone who participated in the nomination process and came out to vote for their favorite blogs.

In honor of the end of the Cannonball awards Fr. Christian Mathis of Blessed is the Kingdom and Dcn. Sean Smith do a little You Tube talk show on the Cannonball Awards … and Canon Law.

Fine print: Nominees and winners of the 2011 Catholic Cannonball Awards™© receive no prizes, just the sweet sweet satisfaction that they were only slightly better than no one else really all that special. They reserve bragging rights and the distinction of being fantastical ordinary! Yay! You’re an awesome average blogger. Enjoy your victory.

Bragging rights to be displayed on your blog designed by Vincenzo.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07364277284129639303 Cruise the Groove.

    I stll do not understand why "Real Catholic TV" is under the category "More Catholic than the Pope".There is Catholic and then non-Catholic.Real Catholic TV is Catholic.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07632005486245515873 Calah

    Thanks for hosting the awards! It was really fun. I probably wouldn't be saying that if I lost , but seeing as how I only half lost, it was totally fun.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16795566831031491371 Cathy_of_Alex

    Waaah! It's RecoverING Dissident Catholic! I finally win and my name is wrong!Thanks for hosting, Crez

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06015803653090711740 LarryD

    Thanks for hosting the Cannonballs, Kat. You did a fantastical job.Just wish there were badges…sigh…

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06117353945124506952 The Crescat

    A thousand pardons, Mrs. Of_Alex. I have corrected the error.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01186229515380693012 Kathryn

    Thanks for hosting! I'm still in shock, but loving it! :) :) lol lol lol and all those irritating things new kids on the block do 😉

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02853244433854822731 Adoro

    Congrats to the winners! To Blessed is the Kingdom…I TOLD you I don't win these things! My blog and yours was never a contest. Awesome and well deserved! I pride myself on driving traffic to your blog whenever I can. 😉

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06117353945124506952 The Crescat

    Cruise… three words. Self. Appointed. Pontiff.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12990289461877567408 The Ironic Catholic

    Fun stuff. Thanks again! Congrats to all!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09357573787143230160 Leila @ Little Catholic Bubble

    Yay! I love the little blog buttons, too! Thanks, dear Crescat! :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06015803653090711740 LarryD

    Awesome! Badges!! Thanks Vincenzo!

  • HJW

    Nobody loves me. Why do I even blog?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15204262882202051257 Vincenzo

    Congratulations everyone. The Crescat graciously saved me some time by adding in category text but I was able to finish the badges tonight. Final/alternate versions here: http://www.sanctepater.com/2011/09/2011-catholic-cannonball-awards-winner.html

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16611831851691954605 Christian Mathis

    Thanks Adoro! You do have a great blog even if you didn't win!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16795566831031491371 Cathy_of_Alex

    Thanks, Vin, for the badges and thanks, Crez, for giving me a hubby! I didn't realize that was in the prize package!