Category Archives: Lighter fare

Friday Fun Moment: One Hit Wonders (and a digression)

I saw something in a TV segment while doing some chores in the Steam Pipe Distribution Center about the show hosts’ favorite “One Hit Wonders”.
You know what those are, right?  Some artist has one big hit and is virtually never … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Of “rubber bullets”

ORIGINAL: Aug 19, 2014 @ 12:02
Something both funny and serious at the same time.
A HuffPo reporter at Ferguson, MO spotted some foam earplugs on the ground and thought they might be rubber bullets.  I think he was probably eager to report … Continue reading

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CRITICAL UPDATE!! LCWR Empowerment Moment

Over at Sancte Pater I found what must have been the next frame, or photo, shot after the one I posted HERE.
You might remember the photo.  The new prez, or co-mentor, or whatever she is called, between two women with … Continue reading

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Stunning unexpected support for Fr. Z’s request for LCWR credentials!

As you know, I was recently crushed by the LCWR’s second rejection.
I had reached out in hope. I had applied, again, for media credentials for the upcoming LCWR assembly in Nashville.  They have rebuffed, again, my application.
“Where’s their prophetic spirit?”, I … Continue reading

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Cellos

I had to share this.  Turn the volume up (if you can).
This just goes to show that an instrument, a tool, is neutral. We choose to use them in certain ways.

 
 

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Wherein the rejected Fr. Z shares his pain with the readership

Even after last year’s bitter experience being rejected by the LCWR,  I – eternal optimist that I am – once again applied for media credentials for their annual assembly.
The LCWR sisters will assemble in Nashville from 12-15 August.
Yes, I sent … Continue reading

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Ebola Virus – No worries! Right?

I hear that victims of the highly infectious and contagious Ebola Virus are being brought to these United States.   Pray for these poor people.  It’ll be the first time this deadly and highly infectious and contagious virus will be … Continue reading

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CAPTION CALL

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Just Too Cool: Leo XIII’s Latin Riddles

I have known about Pope Leo’s poetry for quite a long time. But this is great!
From CNS:
Papal puzzler: Leo XIII anonymously published riddles in Latin
Pope Leo XIII, born in 1810, is credited with being the founder of Catholic social teaching. … Continue reading

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Ex ore infantium… perfecisti laudem!

An alert reader sent this tweet:

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