resuming the nun gazing…

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there’s no religion cooler-reason 2,368,422 …

... because when we make the exclamation "go to hell!" we mean it."Wherefore in the name of God the All-powerful, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, of Blessed Peter, Prince of the Apostles, and of all the saints, in virtue of the power which has been given us of binding and loosing in Heaven and on earth, we deprive (Name) himself and all his accomplices and all his abettors of the Communion of the Body and Blood of Our Lord, we separate him from the society of all Christians, we exclude him from the … [Read more...]

universal truths…

... warning: the video has absolutely nothing to do with Catholicism; but that doesn't make it any less funny... or true. … [Read more...]

and now for something shiny…

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malta monday, a day late…

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anyone reading this blog is not practicing custody of the eyes…

... every so often circumstance dictates that I must resurrect certain posts. The "circumstance" in this instance being Exhibit A and Exhibit B ...So let us take a quiet moment and reflect on these posts from Crescat past:Rules for Anonymous Commenting and My Conduct is Unbecoming. I feel I must remind you; there is a disclaimer in my side bar, I am not perfect, and I sin. a lot. It's been known to happen. And if I took a wild guess I would dare say so do you. We all do. a lot. None of us have … [Read more...]

the stuff that priests are made of …

[photo source] 4 June 1962. Navy chaplain Luis Padillo was giving last rites to dying soldiers as sniper fire surrounded him. A wounded soldier pulled himself up by clinging to the priest’s cassock, as bullets chewed up the concrete around them. Hector Rondón Lovera, who had to lie flat to avoid getting shot, later said that he was unsure how he managed to take this picture. [See all pictures he took that day]. Norman Rockwell eeriely used this photograph as a template for his Southern Justice pa … [Read more...]

things that will drive you insane…

... your six year old insisting he can only talk like Yoda and be addressed as Master Tom. … [Read more...]

and thus concludes monk gazing week…

Br. Terry's attempt at the loaves and fishes miracle was painful to watch. … [Read more...]


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