everything has it’s traditions…

... Crescat's tradition consist of a few video favorites of mine that will be making their annual tour across blog. Enjoy. … [Read more...]

scoop on santa…

... call me a kill joy, but I never did Santa in the ole Crescat homestead. What started out more or less honoring the very real St. Nicholas just sort of stuck. So in the eyes of my son "Santa" wears a mitre and carries a crozier and the guys in the mall are... well, just guys in the mall. I guess you can say we have a very Catholic Santa... which brings me to my next observation. Did you know that there actually exists within each denomination a very specific version of santa?! It's true. The … [Read more...]

two days left…

...Polls are closing in the tackiest nativity contest in a mere two days; follow the link at the top of the side bar to vote. … [Read more...]

Baby Jesus wants me to go to Malta…

... He doesn't want me to be contented with just looking at pictures on the inter webs. He wants me to be happy and have my heart's desire. Doesn't that sounds silly, as silly as prosperity theology. Yet there seems to exist the same pervasiveness of thought among charismatics in regards to emotions... a sort of emotional prosperity gospel if you will. The idea that God wants be in state of constant emotional giddiness and always feel good. I heard a homily recently that I has me pondering this … [Read more...]

more malta monday…

... I am hoping one day in the very near future I will be using my very own photos for this weekly feature. … [Read more...]

solstice greetings from the aclu …

... I know my nativity contest is hard to top; but Jacob just brought this wonder to my attention. Disclaimer: The Crescat Blog holds no responsibility in whole or part for side effects that may occur upon viewing said material; which may include, but are not limited to, vomiting, blindness, bouts of rage and profanities, and in extreme instances sudden death. source. … [Read more...]

See you Monday…

... Kat's going out for the weekend. … [Read more...]

speaking of Christmas cards…

... So many of you have contacted me out of kindness, maybe pity, offering to send Christmas cards to me after my laments that every year I send out 60+ cards and get maybe 3-5 in return. Please don't waste your postage on me... instead send this young woman a Christmas card. Rifqa Bary c/o Angela Lloyd 255C Drinko Hall 55 West 12th Avenue Columbus, OH 43210Atlas Shrugs has the full story of how her parents have hired CAIR attorneys to stop her from receiving these cards. Back story: Rifqa is a … [Read more...]

malta monday…

... sunset over Valletta. … [Read more...]