Pride Whopper, Envy Whopper, Gluttony Whopper etc…


... How proud is your burger?I'm sorry but this is the silliest bit of pandering I've seen all week.Spongebob is not impressed.Life imitating art. … [Read more...]

Rollin’ With the Holy…


... I am addicted to Catholic Kitsch. Ask anyone whose been over to my house.It's everywhere. In every room and on every shelf. It's even in places it probably shouldn't be, like the bathroom. My collection is the envy of all the Abuelitas.When I was in RCIA I received a crucifix from my sponsor and I joked, "I suppose now I need to redecorate my house", thinking of the only other Catholic I knew at the time, my sweet Abuela.Boy, oh how! Does she ever have her house Catholic'd out. … [Read more...]

This was never about birth control…


... Obviously.In response to all the leftist outrage over the Hobby Lobby ruling...You do know that if you really can't afford to fund your own promiscuity you can look into your local health department, where you can get your pills for free or dramatically reduced based on your income? Condoms are always free there. If you're in college, go to your local student clinic. Your contraception is free there too.In other words, don't make me financially support something I am … [Read more...]

3 New Priests Ordained in Charlotte Diocese…

Love these guys! Team McNulty with Bishop Jugis  (Photos by SueAnn Howell, Rico De Silva and Patricia L. Guilfoyle, Catholic News Herald)

... "Now, dear sons, you are to be raised to the order of priesthood."HUNTERSVILLE — The morning of June 28 was marked by pure joy and gratitude as the Diocese of Charlotte’s three newest priests were ordained.With expressions filled with emotion, Paul Maxwell Buchanan, Noah Christian Carter and Paul David McNulty stood before Bishop Peter J. Jugis to present themselves for priestly ordination at the start of the ordination Mass at St. Mark Church.Father Christopher Gober, dir … [Read more...]

Church Bells Fall Silent in Mosul


... "Last Sunday, for the first time in 1600 years, no mass was celebrated in Mosul."1600 years. Let that sink in for a moment. 1600 years.The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) seized Iraq’s second largest city on June 10, causing most Christians in the region to flee in terror, in new kinship with the torment of Christ crucified on the cross. The remnant of Mosul’s ancient Christian community, long inhabitants of the place where many believe Jonah to be buried, now faces ann … [Read more...]

Oh, internet…


... Today I will conquer the world!I will rise at dawn and spend an hour in contemplative prayer. Then I will take the dog for a jog and exercise, followed by a nice hot shower and a healthy homemade breakfast. Then I will write something profound and meaningful on my blog and change the world.The rest of my day will be spent productively doing yard work. Then I will toast my efforts with an adult libation enjoyed in the comfort of my hammock.Reality.I will hit my snooze … [Read more...]

I’d Like to Celebrate This Moment With a Little Song…


The Boy left for Scout Camp this weekend. He'll be gone for an entire week.Summer Camp... and the parents of the world rejoiced.The Boy, pictured doing some weird squat-y thing.Thank you to everyone who helped make this trip possible.You guys are seriously awesome. … [Read more...]

Sainthood sought for ‘Fastest Nun in the West’ who took on Billy the Kid…


Sister Blandina SegaleFrom Fox News,ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Archdiocese of Santa Fe announced Wednesday it is exploring sainthood for an Italian-born nun who challenged Billy the Kid, calmed angry mobs and helped open New Mexico territory hospitals and schools.Archbishop Michael Sheehan said he has received permission from the Vatican to open the "Sainthood Cause" for Sister Blandina Segale, an educator and social worker who worked in Ohio, Colorado and New Mexico.Segale, a nun … [Read more...]

Finishing up the Sacred Heart Novena…


... on the memorial of St. Josemaria Escriva and Sts. John and Paul with days 8 and 9.Click here to receive daily email notifications.Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena PrayersO my Jesus, you have said: “Truly I say to you, ask and you will receive, seek and you will find, knock and it will be opened to you.”Behold I knock, I seek and ask for the grace of…(Mention your Intention Here)Our Father, Who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be don … [Read more...]