Category Archives: Lighter fare

You’ve gotta hand it to SNL this time. VIDEO

Things that are funny, especially ironically or satirically funny, are so because they instantly recognizable kernels of the truth.
You’ve gotta hand it to SNL this time.  They cut pretty close to the bone.

More and more reasons for Summorum Pontificum.

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The nonsense is coming to an end.

A story to warm the cockles of my beady-black heart.
From BuzzPo:
Passenger Offended by the Words Merry Christmas – Gets Himself Thrown Off an American Airlines Flight
Merry Christmas! Those are the two words that offended one American Airlines passenger so profusely, … Continue reading

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How to make your parish more self-centered!

A reader alerted me to this.  Pop over to National Catholic Register for a peek at an old (2011) satirical piece by Tim Drake about…
14 Steps to a More Self-Centered Church
[…]
14. Community Center
Rather than describing your parish as a Church, … Continue reading

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A breakthrough!

I think I am finally beginning to understand the LCWR and the Fishwrap.  I want you to understand them too.  Here’s a helpful video.

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My annual rant about Blue Vestments

I had nearly forgotten about this topic, but the feast of Our Lady, during Advent, brings it back to mind.  The use of blue vestments during Advent is pretty much cliché now, so cliché that not even the aging hippies … Continue reading

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Vestment Prayers – A Modern Update

Tonight in Madison, the Extraordinary Ordinary, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of the same Madison, will celebrated a Pontifical Mass at the Throne in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. The Mass will begin at 7 … Continue reading

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Darth Vader v. Batman

This is very cool.
WARNING: The last minute or so of this counts among the most annoying video and audio I have ever seen or heard. Till then, however…

And now, just because it is so wonderful, once again the Passat commercial.

BTW… … Continue reading

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Being a Bill can be hazardous during this Administration

Do you remember Schoolhouse Rock?
Here is an original about the passing of laws:

This is the updated version from Saturday Nigh Live:

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Have yourself a tactical little Christmas!

The other day when I posted about how to make my “Tactical Clerical Shirts“, I also shared something a reader sent, about the “Tactical Christmas Stocking”.
I am not making this up – a black tactical Christmas stocking! $7.50

I now have more … Continue reading

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“Yeu arr teking zee pheud pheuteaux wit yeur zmarty pheun!”

Since I am in Paris, and shoot photos of feud weet ma pheun, I thought I would share again my last encounter with the Inspector from Feb 2014:

Just the other night Inspector Clouseau burst into the restaurant where I was … Continue reading

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