your submissions make Baby Jesus cry…

Number 1 ... and on the third day He arose and was like "Whaaaat?" and the people were like "Whaaaaat?" Number 2Number 3Number 4Captain Nemo's tabernacle... arrrrgh, matey. Number 5Rock Monster will eat your priests.Number 6 Grrrrr. I haz tiger!Number 7The um... erected Jesus.Number 8 Soooo gay! Number 9Nightmares!Number 10I haz center cut pleaz.Number 11Number 12Number 13Number 14Number 15Sith MadonnaNumber 16Number 17Number 18Number 19Moth Man Prophecy Number 20Number 21Stairway to … [Read more...]

follow the labyrinth to the cross of glory…

... and other bat shit crazy none sense from Catholic "communities". Source: Mr. Flavius. … [Read more...]

St. Nicholas Cathedral in Washington DC…

Source. ... if I didn't know better I would think The Prof was trying to convert me. … [Read more...]

Ugliest Church Art Contest…

... inquiring minds wanted to know. Beginning today, right now, this very second I am taking your submissions for the Ugliest Church Art Contest. Bring me your felt banners, abstract art statues and Stations, your tie-dyed altar linens, and Klingon sanctuary lights... Now for the boring stuff; rules and guidelines.1) "Art" must be from a CATHOLIC Church2) No photo-shopped pictures [Shhhh... you can almost hear Vincenzo's heart breaking] 3) Please provide a link or source for each submission4) … [Read more...]

a common ground between different political affiliations…

... yes, it is possible. I know a liberal *gasp* and actually enjoy talking with him *faint*. While we don't agree on everything, OK almost nothing, we do agree one poignant issue. We are both completely annoyed and baffled by people who chose to vote for Obama and now have no clue or care very little for staying politically informed. He was telling me about a relationship he just ended with a young woman he met while working on the campaign committee for DNC. At the time his now estranged … [Read more...]

fostering vocations…

... one blog at a time. … [Read more...]

things I won’t be doing today…

... posting about the passing of Michael Jackson.Of course when any one passes away we should pray for the repose of their soul but we could do with tout the full blown media circus. I mean the media made him the object of their ridicule for decades... now they suddenly care. whatever. … [Read more...]

karate chop…

... I pulled a neck muscle yesterday and my sweet little son offered to give me a massage. I accepted his gesture and told him he could just give me the little shoulder chops if that was easier. "Are you sure?" he asks...When I said yes there wasn't even a moment to react from the time I heard the scream "HI-YAH!" followed by one swift strong karate chop whack in the neck. Oy! … [Read more...]

“What then will this child be?”

Gospel Reading: Luke 1:57-66, 80Now the time came for Elizabeth to be delivered, and she gave birth to a son. And her neighbors and kinsfolk heard that the Lord had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her. And on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they would have named him Zechariah after his father, but his mother said, "Not so; he shall be called John." And they said to her, "None of your kindred is called by this name." And they made signs to his father, … [Read more...]