Category Archives: Lighter fare

More about my post: “When they come to destroy your business because you are pro-traditional family”

Do you remember my 2 April post about a strategy to defend Christian, pro-family businesses from being targeted for destruction by homosexualist activists?  HERE
I wrote (as a refresher):
When some homosexual couple comes to your Christian business for services at their immoral … Continue reading

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Sr. Joan on ‘the soul’

From HuffPo comes this jewel: Sr. Joan Chittister and Oprah!
Take in this incomprehensible babble, perhaps with some popcorn.
I like the expression on Oprah’s face at one point. You can tell that she has no idea what Joan is rambling about. … Continue reading

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More funny but biting commentary from Lutheran Satire!

More biting commentary from Lutheran Satire.  Fun. Watch to the end.

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Wherein Fr. Z sends his readers to Crux… yes… you read that right.

My friend the nearly ubiquitous John L. Allen, Jr, formerly of the Fishwrap and now with the Boston Globe, at the site of his new project Crux has a fun column.
I don’t get to say “fun” about Crux very often, which … Continue reading

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Blood Moon, the End of the World, and You

On 4 April we will see the THIRD BLOOD MOON OF THE TETRAD!
In time for the Vigil.
The next total lunar eclipse, the 4th Blood moon of the Tetrad, will be 28 September.
But wait… there’s more… … Continue reading

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Very Cool Blue Angels Video

I had to share this video with you.

This video reminds me of my days as a Navy pilot, before my all too short astronaut career. These days I don’t experience the same level of g-forces during the consecration. And … Continue reading

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Whan That Aprille Day 2015

I would like to remind the readership that “Whan That Aprille Day 2015″ is upon us.
For more on this distinguished day see Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog.
Maken Melodye on Whan That Aprille Day 2015
Yt doth fill my litel herte wyth … Continue reading

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From a Father of the Church to everyone who texts and tweets

A note from a Father of the Church to everyone who texts and tweets. Tip o’ the biretta to the Laudator.
Basil, letter XII (to Olympius; tr. Roy J. Deferrari):
You used to write us little enough, but now you do … Continue reading

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The silly season is still in full swing!

Sent to me by a reader.
No, this isn’t… weird.  Not at all.  Nope.
French Provincial Minister Michel Laloux expressed himself in dance during our morning Mass for the Annunciation.
I’m not making this up.
Watch and try not to laugh or roll your … Continue reading

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“Blessed are they who persecute the righteous, for they shall be called the children of God.”

The estimable translator and teacher Anthony Esolen has a wickedly biting commentary piece at Crisis today.  Read it in the context of controversy over the upcoming Synod on the Family in October, namely, there are those who suggest that Christ … Continue reading

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