oh yeah, I forgot to mention…

... to commemorate another year of multiple nominations in a new media award event where I don't stand a snow ball's chance in hell of winning, I would like to announce the annual... 2011 CANNONBALL CATHOLIC BLOG AWARDS™©! ta da.It's an annual tradition here on The Crescat, five years in the making, where I celebrate being completely under appreciated and snubbed in favor of that dude, what's his name, Peters-something-or-another.It's a Blog Award for all us under appreciated types, and y … [Read more...]

Aarrggghhhhh. I am Giant Jesus! You know I see you in there right? You don’t have to pretend you’re not at home. Guys? C’mon! Answer the door…

... I'd like to dedicate today's installment of Shitty Art to Hilary White. I hope this makes you smile.Thanks, Scott T. … [Read more...]

“evangelical” Catholics …

... Let's chat about the use of the term "evangelical", which here in the Southern US can be perceived as an insult. "Evangelical" is typically associated with charismatic Catholics and their habit of bringing protestant worship practices with them during conversion. To be called an "evangelical" is to be called a "charismatic" and that is something very much frowned upon by "traditional" orthodox, little "o", loving Catholics. Not to be confused with the term "neo-con" Catholic, which I never … [Read more...]

Hay making…

... by Arkady Plastov c. 1945 … [Read more...]

color of youth…

... I love all the media coverage of the World Youth Day events. Such joyous and colorful photos, with the exception of those idiotic protesters. What are they protesting anyway; the cost of the whole the event? I don't suppose they decided to investigate the source of the funds for WYD, which *isn't* the Spanish government, but private individuals and corporate sponsors. Those protesters, the poor dears, all look so angry. Don't they know all that unfounded indignation causes deep set frown … [Read more...]

look at all the spiritually uplifting fun I am missing…

... just look at it!Photo: EWTNPhoto: WYD on Flickr … [Read more...]

son of a crescat…

... Today, readers, you are in for a marvelous treat. My eight and a half year old son declared he wants to follow in my footsteps and be the next young prolific blogger. Below is his appeal. He writes as follows;My mom won't let me be on face book even though some of my friends are on it. She said I had to be at least 13. That's forever! So I asked her if I could have a blog but she said if I put stuff on the internet it would be worse than when I learned to talk and started telling everyone … [Read more...]

Dior model in Moscow, c. 1962 … [Read more...]

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the bad catholic…

... I often wonder what kind of young man my son will grow to be. I have some general ideas though. … [Read more...]


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