Category Archives: Lighter fare

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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Are you Middle Aged yet?

Something lighter on a heavy Friday:

For those among you who are well-read, do you know about:
Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog

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30 A.D. INTERVIEW OF SCALFARIUS WITH JESUS OF NAZARETH

At Eccles is saved we find an interview of Scalfarius and Jesus from 30 AD.
Sample (omitting the striking… art) with my emphases :
Galilee, 30 A.D.
Many people will know of me as the leading journalist of the Roman Empire, and founder of … Continue reading

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Another German Abdication?

The best thing to come out of World Cup/Pope humor, from the often amusing Eye Of The Tiber:
Germany Abdicates World Cup Championship; Argentina To Assume Title
BRAZIL––The German National Team today stunned soccer fans across the globe with their announcement that … Continue reading

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BREAKING! Missing and the search is on!

The often amusing Eye of the Tiber reports on a serious news story that should concern us all.  My emphases.
Sierra Nevada–More than five dozen searchers scoured the Sierra Nevada foothills for the missing reverence at a Mass at the Church of … Continue reading

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“dust off the censer, and toss out the bong” – 07/07/07

Here is a grooovy oldie post from the WDTPRS archives. This, from this very day in 2007:
The Official WDTPRS Parody Song Writer, the esteemed Tim Ferguson has been at it again.
As he put it,
“I ruminated a bit more … and … Continue reading

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INTERNET PRAYER: DANISH – UPDATED (with a note about Klingon)

I was happy to receive a note from a reader in Denmark that the new legendary Internet Prayer has been adopted into a prayerbook of the Catholic Diocese of Copenhagen, published last year. The version is a little different from … Continue reading

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BREAKING: NANCY PELOSI EXCOMMUNICATES ARCHBP CORDILEONE

From the often amusing Eye of the Tiber:
Washington, DC––In an astonishing move today, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives and Mouthpiece of God in the United States Nancy Pelosi has excommunicated San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.
The move comes just a day … Continue reading

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Fishwrap spirituality: a sampling

A jaunt through a few of the things posted today at Fishwrap (aka The National Schismatic Reporter) gives you a sense of their … “spirituality”.  They’re spiritual over there.
For example, we learn from a Franciscan, Michael Crosby, more about “conscious … Continue reading

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