Botticelli's Madonna del Magnificat … [Read more...]

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mood music for today…

... I can't put my finger on it. Lately I've been carrying around this disjointed feeling, like being askew. It's a spiraling sinking feeling, like a top spinning out of control and violently wobbling off balance. I try to hold it all in and with a masked smile but my humor has comes out manic and manifests at the most inappropriate times. "Bat shit crazy" I joke. Why are little children the only ones that can throw themselves on the floor kicking and screaming? I want to hiss and spit and … [Read more...]

more glorious than the cherubim…

Rogier Van Weyden c.1440 … [Read more...]

it’s no secret I love Catholic Kitcsh…

... but some things are just to tacky for words. [source] This sculpture for example... commissioned by Fr. David Buckley at St. Philip Neri Catholic church in Uckfield. He claims it has been well received by his parish. To that I say his congregation must be starved for sacred Church art or worse yet, lack a true understanding of the very fundamental nature of Christ. Fr. Buckley, commenting about the sculpture says; "We felt this design summed up the spirit and activity of Christ perfectly and … [Read more...]

criminalizing having morals…

... The Colombian government has announced that it will fine a Catholic hospital for refusing to perform an abortion, according to local news reports.The Saint Ignatius University Hospital, a Jesuit institution, was asked for an abortion in 2008 by a woman whose unborn child suffered from non-lethal defects, including hydrocephaly. They refused on grounds of "collective conscience."The woman, Yolima Bernal, ultimately received a late-term abortion in another hospital. After an investigation of … [Read more...]

Stephano Lochner, Madonna of the Rose Bush. … [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thecrescat/2009/05/1832.html

...no Catholics were inebriated in the making of this post. … [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thecrescat/2009/05/1833.html

For you my soul thirsts, like a land parched, lifeless, and without water…

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today’s theme song brought to you by…

... hey little apple blossomwhat seems to be the problemall the ones you tell your troubles tothey don't really care for you... ... no, they don't really care for you. … [Read more...]


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