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...]

stupid things I let my friends talk me into…

... or, when innocent wine tastings go horribly wrong. Yes, I signed up to participate in this event. … [Read more...]

Welcome home…

We accept her. We accept her. One of us! One of us!

... Episcopalians coming home to the Church! And to my dear Unfortunate Lutheran Friend, Michelle, you're next, love. ;-) … [Read more...]

why I am pro-life and not anti-abortion…

A much more dramatic and life affirming image

... It follows reason, if news reporting agencies are careful not to show the public graphic images out of respect for the dead and their viewers why won't the more fanatical pro-life advocates afford the same dignity to aborted babies? There is no respect for the person-hood of those deceased infants by displaying their aborted corpses to the public. It's disgusting.If you want to visually make the statement that abortion is the murder of a very real person you'd be more convincing [and … [Read more...]

hump day humor…

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The Gospel according to OWS…

nsbj

For more funny check out Paul Cat's, Alive and Young. … [Read more...]

Commando Catholicism…

Pictured barefoot, Capt. Bill Carpenter and members of the 101st Airborne attending an outdoor Catholic mass, Vietnam circa 1966. Officiating priest, Fr. Bruno Mosotti.

... You know, not everyone has the time to volunteer at soup kitchens, hand-knit blankets for the homeless, and bake home made pastries for the church bazaar. This used to cause me an endless amount of grief and guilt, that some how I was failing at being a good Catholic woman.Once I weaned myself off a daily diet of reading home-school mommy blogs I was able to surrender the idea that I was somehow not a good enough mother/woman/Catholic etc. I know those types of blogs don't actively seek … [Read more...]

just for fun…

... this link. … [Read more...]

Seraphic give-away…

... The winner of last week's give-away is Rosario Rodriguez. She will receive a copy of Dorothy Cumming's book, The Closet's All Mine. Congratulations, chica!  … [Read more...]


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