Help Prevent This Church Wreckovation – Icons and Pantocrater Removal…


UPDATED 7/23/15 @ 7:40 pmAn image from the rally with the artist, Ken Woo, pictured in blue.Photo by John O'Sullivan.UPDATE: 7/23/15 @ 4:30 pmWith the rally to save the Pantocrater set for the next hour, two more Catholic media outlets have also taken up this story.Steve Skojec at One Peter Five has an incredibly thorough piece that details financial squandering, the banning of the Latin Mass, and posh renovations made to the rectory.There’s a very peculiar thing h … [Read more...]

Denied Communion on the Tongue at My Grandmother’s Funeral…


***Please see update posted 3/13/15***... I just had the absolute worst experience ever during mass, at my Abuela's funeral no less. I wasn't going to post about here but I feel I have a duty to warn you all. If you ever happen to find yourself visiting the Tidewater area of Virginia and need to go to mass... just drive right by St. Therese in Chesapeake. Simply make the sign of the cross and keep on driving. Don't look back. Trust me.But of course, feel free to completely ignore my … [Read more...]

Getting All Christmas Rant-y Up in this piece…


Mary's pregnancy was not unplanned, m'kay.It was perfectly planned by God. To say that Mary's pregnancy was unplanned implies an accident of chance and diminishes Her powerful "yes" to God's will. The fact that she willingly accepted to become the Mother of God shows us that the Incarnation was not a mere unplanned event. God sought Mary's permission and she obediently accepted. There was nothing unplanned about this miraculous event at all. Capisce?And all this bosh about the Holy … [Read more...]