tonsure Tuesday…

... The tonsure; the first punk rock haircut symbolizing the renunciation of the world. To learn more about the tonsure, read here.Photo source: NLM, I strongly suggest you follow the link for more exquisite photos. … [Read more...]

my religion is still cooler than yours…

... proofs in the pudding."The French Benedictine friars gave us champagne. Chartreuse is still made by the Carthusian monks. Jägermeister is under the patronage of Saint Hubertus and Saint Eustace. Buckfast Tonic Wine – known affectionately as ‘Wreck the Hoose Juice’ in Scotland – was made by Benedictines. Frangelico was originally created by a hermit and is shaped like a Franciscan. Good beer was brewed almost exclusively by monasteries up until the twelfth century. You’ve got the Crusades … [Read more...]

reason #234,998…

... why my religion is cooler than yours.But really, the list of reasons is infinite. … [Read more...]

Nun gazing…

I think this is a photo from China's 'Religious Games'. … [Read more...]

why we all can’t get along…

Look at those Catholics, with thier tasty beer and fun.

... Custom cars, custom cell phone plans and news feeds. With just about anything being tailored made to our specific likings is it any wonder so many demand a custom tailoring of their religious beliefs? I tend to think this is why Catholicism might be too hard for some people. When a Catholic starts discussing their faith and states birth control sucks or women can't be ordained and here's why, invariably that statement is used as some kind of "proof" against Catholicism.  It sounds someth … [Read more...]

motivational Monday…

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Ecclesiastical bling…

... the crown of St. Wenceslas. "At the request of the Emperor Charles IV this was confirmed by a bull of Pope Clement VI, which authorised excommunication for any unauthorized person handling the crown."Visit Elena Maria Vidal's Tea at Trainon for more about the crown. … [Read more...]

my religion is cooler than yours…

... and it will kick your a** too. … [Read more...]


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