Do they make a Hallmark card celebrating decapitation…

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... No? Then shut the hell up with your roses and chocolates and crap.Source: Catholic MemesNow go mortify or starve yourself or something. It's Lent. Or embrace your inner slav and celebrate the feasts of Sts. Cyril and Methodius by drinking lots of vodka.Other junk I've written about St. Valentine's day...Junk about skulls and martyrs. Junk about women leaving men the hell alone today. Junk about those stupid classroom Valentine's kids are forced to bring and share. … [Read more...]

St. Anthony and never ceasing to be amazed…

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... I can't not conceive of a day when I will ever be bored with Catholicism. I learn new things every day. New awesome things, like that St. Anthony had an incorruptible tongue. No, seriously I had no idea till today.I also didn't know he was a spouse finding saint either. I thought that was St. Ann... you know; St. Anne, St. Anne, find me a man. Sadly, my knowledge of him didn't extend past knowing he was the go-to-guy when you lose your keys or the remote and that he was righteously … [Read more...]

St. Lucy…

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... I'm wondering how gruesome I should get with the class project at my son's public school. This week they are learning how different cultures celebrate Christmas. Surprisingly, they've also included St. Nicholas Day and Las Posadas. I was volunteered to organize the St. Lucy's Day craft. Here is what they recommend... a little bland for my taste. I'm thinking cakes that look like eyeballs, lots of candles and fire, and a nice heart warming story about martyrdom and preserving virginity. … [Read more...]

St. Francis was not a hippy…

... I don't how this Disney version character assassination happened or when it began to gain popularity, but St. Francis is not a hippy.Blech! Hmm, this scene looks familiar.Look, you don't get stigmata by recycling plastics, refusing to wear leather, and driving a Prius. The simple fact is, St. Francis lived a life of extreme poverty and devout prayer. He walked to Egypt to convert the muslim Sultan, albeit unsuccessfully, but offered himself up as kindling in a trial-by-fire in … [Read more...]


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