Día de los Muertos …


... Scaring the Jack Chick out of evangelicals.Now go to mass.Seriously. Go to mass.Related Link: Fr. Robert Barron on All Saint's Day. … [Read more...]

The Dormition of Mary…


Neither the tomb, nor death could hold the Theotokos, Who is constant in prayer and our firm hope in her intercessions. For being the Mother of Life, She was translated to life by the One who dwelt in her virginal womb. ---------------------------- Now go to mass! … [Read more...]

the virtue of Halloween…

Let the emotional scarring begin!

... A huge part of why I took to Catholicism like a fish to water was that Papists love to party. We have a feast almost daily, and if you're bi-ritual or pre-Vatican II you'll have multiple calendars to induce ecclesiastical schizophrenia. Catholics also have an amazing knack of taking regional traditions and making them their own; just ask those ungrateful pagans.I've lived in various parts of the Bible Belt and have encountered just about every reaction one can have to Halloween, the … [Read more...]