Category Archives: Lighter fare

ACTION ITEM! Help with a liberal ‘c’atholic survey!

ACTION ITEM!
One of our regular readers here brought this to my attention.
I alert you to a survey put out by some folks who seem to want 1975 back.
You might want to help them people with their survey!   They sent … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi: Episcopalian foot washer!

Just think!  Over with the Episcopalians, Nancy Pelosi could both vote for public funding of abortion and also be a bishop at the same time!  She could even the “Presiding Bishop”!
From The Washington Times with my emphases and comments:
Nancy Pelosi has embraced … Continue reading

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Dogs. Cats. Different?

This was amusing.  I really need amusing today.

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And you thought you had problems!

I think they are being told to but out.

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BIG PUPPET ALERT!

My native place of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has its large share of loony dissent.  Some of it is so strange that you wonder if you are actually imagining it.
That said, I am not making this up.
From … Continue reading

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Z-SWAG: In The Wild – Phoenician Edition

From a reader:
Dear Fr. Zuhlsdorf,
I came across “Save the Liturgy, Save the World” and “Say the Black, Do the Red!” while reading Fr. John Lankeit’s bulletin letter to the parishioners at Sts. Simon and Jude Cathedral, Phoenix, Arizona (Diocese of … Continue reading

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ITE, RODENTES! Talk about drama!

I just want to say to all of the supports of the North Dakota (arrogant effete) Sioux, just defeated by the (noble scholar athlete) Gophers, a big “thanks” and “neener neener”.
The Golden Gophers are in the Final!
Justin Holl unleashed euphoric … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can priests determine not to distribute Communion under both kinds?

From a priest (extracted from a comment)…
QUAERITUR:
Are we priests canonically allowed to limit this practice [Communion under both kinds] to 2-3 times a year of our own authority? We are not taught in the seminary that we may make this decision. … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Strigine Edition

I have written of owls before.  I once shared a winter encounter I had with a Great Gray, seared into my mind’s eye.  I also shared photos of the old “Owl Room”, the guest room, at the legendary Sabine Farm … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Nominate the next Archbishop!

ACTION ITEM BELOW!
Some people in my native place, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, have in their bizzaro-world imaginations dreamed up a project to nominate the next Archbishop.
Yes, the Catholic Coalition for Church Reform, all four of them, have … Continue reading

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