Fr. Finigan reminds us…

... pick up a good habit this Lent. … [Read more...]

desperate for meaning and relevance in their religion…

"The reason people do these things (as well as turning to Eastern forms of meditation, New Age Spirituality, liturgical dance, etc.) is because they are desperate for meaning and relevance in their religion, and no one has taken the time and trouble to explain the meaning and relevance of the traditions and customs and devotions and sacramentals they already have. So they have to invent new 'creative, fresh and innovative' ways to be relevant." -Fr. Longenecker, source. … [Read more...]

Miles Christi…

... their retreats are starting up in this area and I'd be interested to hear from anyone who has attended one of their retreats and is familiar with this religious order. … [Read more...]

compelling arguments…

... since I have no other option than 7:30 am mass tomorrow morning... all day long it is. I will wear my ashes all day at work and all evening in class. I hope you all are happy now, you've guilted me good and proper. … [Read more...]

I apologize…

... I realize the quality of the posts has dramatically declined. I don't have the time I used to have to look up photos and art. I don't even time to think coherent thoughts relevant to Catholicism. I want to offer my sincerest sentiments of gratitude to those who still read and enjoy Blog. Thank you. … [Read more...]

seriously… all day long, eh?

So far 39 of you have voted you don't remove your ashes till you shower or wash your face the next day.... so I can only assume you are receiving your ashes at the evening liturgy. Or maybe you don't have Fr. Heavy Hand smearing ashes across the entire span of your forehead and extending down the slope of you nose. … [Read more...]

things that make me nauseous …

... my co-workers gas. How do you tell some one they need to see a doctor because they smell like their ass died? … [Read more...]

things I like…

... getting praise from my boss for a job well done. … [Read more...]

things I learned today…

... Ireland is not known for it's appetizing cuisine.The whole purpose of this cub scout project was to bring a food dish from your family's country of origin. I give up on Ireland... cabbage and potatoes. Blech.Screw it; I am just going to bring some Taco Bell and call it Puerto Rican cuisine. … [Read more...]