Whatsamatta, St. Ann? You got selective hearing?

... Look. I'm writing about something that has nothing to do with dieting. Be amazed.So here's a happy story about a woman who prayed to St. Ann and got herself a man. Not just any man...a Swiss Guard.You want to call me obsessive about anything, call me obsessive about the Guardia Svizzera Pontificia. Sigh. So molto bello.What's not to love? Handsome, single, manly, and Catholic.I'm happy for the soon-to-bride. No, really I am. I love that you all have sent me links … [Read more...]

Meet the Papal Peace Dove Bodyguard…

... Via Fr. Z,Vatican introduces new security measure in St Peter’s Square.Vatican officials today are introducing a new measure to keep St Peter’s Square clear of marauding birds. A team in the Swiss Guards has been assigned the task of supervising a Sharris Hawk, [sic - should read Harris's Hawk] which will be brought out during the Weekly Audiences and the Angelus – on Wednesdays and Sundays.You know, to protect them from all those viscous crow and seagull aerial attacks.M … [Read more...]

How to make me giddy as a Catholic fangirl…

... Put the two objects of my undying affection in one single photo.Happy Monday, y'all. … [Read more...]

Today is Swiss Guard Day…

... To celebrate I intend to stalk them on Facebook. Or maybe I'll just make a "Can't hug all the Swiss Guards" video instead.More: Los guardias suizos del Papa estrenan web, fan page en Facebook y canal en YouTube; Pope to Swiss Guards- The Secret of Your Work in the Vatican is Constant Reference to Christ; Pope Meets With Swiss Guard. … [Read more...]

Molto Bello Monday…

... a return to a very popular weekly feature.Prego, ladies. … [Read more...]