Category Archives: Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians

Mr. President? REALLY?

This morning The First Gay President addressed the National Prayer Breakfast. [UPDATE: Text HERE.]
Two take away lines:
“[T]he killing of innocents is never fulfilling God’s will.”
“[F]reedom of religion matters to our national security.”
Really?
To paraphrase Mary McCarthy, but only slightly:
Every word he … Continue reading

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WARNING! Tradition: A Danger To Your Children?

This is pretty funny. I saw this at Badger Catholic (nice guys):

Laugh over this and other amusing scenarios over some Mystic Monk Coffee in your very own Prometheus-sized mug.
For those of you who don’t have one of these… you can … Continue reading

Posted in Lighter fare, Our Catholic Identity, Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices | Tagged , , | 27 Comments

Proper “clericalism” defined and defended

It is time to fight back.
Over at The Liturgy Guy there is a good post about clericalism.
First, let me say that there is a good clericalism and a bad.
The worst clericalism that we see is of pandemic proportions among the … Continue reading

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NEW Z-SWAG: “I am a Self-Absorbed Promethean Neopelagian and proud of it.”

Are you a self-absorbed promethean neopelagian?*
I have just the thing for you!
I added a new section to my Z-Swag store at Cafepress.
There are bumper-stickers, car-magnets, coffee mugs, buttons and few other items.
Here is a view of the smaller coffee mug. … Continue reading

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Of Nativity Scenes and Vatican Budget Cuts

Over the last years we have learned that the St. Peter’s Square nativity scene has often cost upward of half a million euro. There has been not a little graft involved.
We also know that the Holy See has some money … Continue reading

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