Category Archives: Lighter fare

Of the Fishwrap and the Palaces of Bishops

Over at the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) they are thrashing in the chum-strewn waters of the residences of American bishops.
Those rich bishops! Stealing money from the mouths of the poor! They aren’t humble like …. like… like Pope Francis! He’s … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Bp. Jugis (D. Charlotte) endorses Sr. Jane Laurel and talk at High School

I have written about the incident at the High School in Charlotte, where Dominican Sister Jane Laurel gave a talk on human sexuality that produced sparked a mob reaction.  Nun UNDER The Bus and Sister explains the situation. Spittle-flecked nutty, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Happy baby learns the word “happy”!

Someone sent me this video and I just had to post it.
It must be an amazing moment for parents when babies say first clear words. I got a little shiver watching this, and thinking about how our minds work, … Continue reading

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Just deal with it!

On a busy, complicated, not entirely pleasant day, I saw this and was both encouraged and amused:

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Starbucks Coffee, the Devil, and You

Here is another reason to by Mystic Monk Coffee (and help both me and the Carmelites in Wyoming) and to avoid Starbucks whenever possible.  (Catch up on what they are doing HERE)
CBS Houston:
Starbucks Barista Accused Of Drawing Satanic Symbols In … Continue reading

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A bit of fun at The Jesuit Post

A bit of fun at The Jesuit Post today.  Check it out.

And don’t forget to spot the bad Latin from a well-known person in the comments.  Liberals…. whaddyagonnado?

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Another tradition of centuries bites the dust!

This is really alarming.  First, the Pope won’t use proper papal garb, then the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate are attacked by the Holy See, then Card. Kasper goes completely to the zoo on Communion for the divorced and remarried. … Continue reading

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Papal peace doves get a new protector!

Remember the problem that Francis’ papal peace dove had a while back?  It had a really bad day when it was attacked by a crow and a seagull.  HERE
I read now at ICN that there is a plan in place … Continue reading

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Historic background of “April Fool’s Day”

From History.com with my emphases and comments:
On this day in 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools’ Day by playing practical jokes on each other.
Although the day, also called All Fools’ Day, has been celebrated for several … Continue reading

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New Ecumenical English Missal? Committee members named?

I am sure that you have all seen this piece by now from this liturgy site HERE.  My emphases and comments:

New Ecumenical English Missal
A rumour has been growing about a possible review of the Roman Catholic missal translation, but no one … Continue reading

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