I don’t know…

... as much as I want my chest pain to cease I'm still not sure I want to start taking Xanax for stress. After having read the side effects and learning that it hard to stop taking it because of withdrawal symptoms I've been extra hesitant to pick up my prescription at the pharmacy... that, and I'm not ready to resign myself to mood altering drugs that won't help the stressors in my life, just make me not give a shit. I think not giving a shit might be a tad unhealthy. … [Read more...]

I’ve had nightmares that looked like this…

... Eucharistic Congress in Quebec.I don't understand this fascination with puppetry the Church has developed. … [Read more...]

when I grow up…

... I want to be a hermit and live in a cave. I'd spit at people and never bathe. … [Read more...]

I’m feeling catty today…

... watch out. … [Read more...]

so I finally got around to watching…

... Into Great Silence and now, more then ever, I want to run off to a convent.... no soundtrack, no commentary, no script, not even a film crew. Just the shots of changing seasons, sunrises and sunsets and the intoning of the monastery bells to mark the passage of time. The silence is interrupted every now and then with the chirping of birds, the mewling of cats, the monks chanting prayers and the sound of turning book pages. The shots are lingering, water dripping off a roof, a spider in the … [Read more...]

Lectio from the Office of Wednesday…

Jas 1:27Thus says the Lord: Unstained by the world. And I reply: The world offers selfish ways which will destroy love for all except ourselves. Lord, save us from such contamination. … [Read more...]

Catholic Kitsch Contest…

... NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED! Voting has begun in 2 categories; Someone's going to hell for that and I'd buy that for a buck. *I started out with 3 categories but it was too much damn effort. Deal. #1 Lourdes Bead Bag#2 Turn Jesus On Light Switch#3 Jesus is My Coach#4 Deluxe Jesus#5 Hippy Nun#6 Jesus Ashtray#7 Canine Nativity Set#8 Santa Baby #9 Magic 8 Ball Jesus#10 Jesus is Watching#11 Lord's Prayer Singing Alarm Clock#12 Purification Scented Air Freshener#13 Unicorns at Lourdes#14 Holy … [Read more...]

liturgical dancers are bat shit crazy…

... m'kay. Lutherans, for Elephantschild. … [Read more...]

when it’s time to move on…

... I go back on forth almost daily on the decision to leave my parish for good. I go through spells where I won't go to my parish for months, then I always end up back there. There must be some reason, other then being a glutton for punishment.The cost of gas keeps me from making the weekly trip to Belmont Abbey anymore and St. Basil's Ukrainian Catholic Church is also an hour away and only meets every three weeks. So for practicality reasons, my only option is my current parish.But I am going … [Read more...]


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