Category Archives: Lighter fare


You might recognize one of these clerics (I saw the photo on Facebook and couldn’t resist). I think they are saying their office using phone apps. Caption, anyone?

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What is this thing? No, really! What is this?

The other day a priest friend and I went steeple-chasing – to visit churches in the area that I had not yet seen. At one place, where there is – or was, at least – the presence of Sinsinawa Dominicans we … Continue reading

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Instructional Video: How To Argue Like A Liberal

From the amusing folks at Lutheran Satire:

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A Scrat Interlude

Something light… but maybe not.   I think most of you know that I don’t like squirrels… except Scrat.  I actually have squirreled away somewhere a Scrat decal for the cover of my laptop, where the glowing bitten apple of sin … Continue reading

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Friday Fun

Expert TV Bomb!

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ASK FATHER: Father says Mass in alb and stole

From a reader: A new pastor to our church celebrated the Sacrifice of the Mass dressed only in a white alb with a green stole this Sunday. It is my understanding a priest is always to wear proper liturgical vestments … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z expects rejection… again… yet hope springs eternal

As July zooms by, and August swiftly comes, we all recall I’m sure that quote of Emerson, “Do what we can, summer will have its flies.” Thus, my mind turns to the upcoming annual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, LCWR. … Continue reading

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Amusing Diaconal Hijinx

Every once in a while you will encounter the bizarre practice of listing the names of wives of permanent (and married) deacons together with the names of their clerical husbands.  You might also see the wives troop into a church in … Continue reading

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Something to amuse

Did you see the new Jurassic Park movie?  I… yawn… did. This might amuse: And then there’s this:

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ASK FATHER: Our Episcopal priest recently became a nun….

This was so quirky, that I had to post it. I asked a priest friend to write a response. From a reader… QUAERITUR: Our Episcopal [?] priest recently became a nun. She insists on wearing her habit when serving mass. Is … Continue reading

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