Tag Archives: death

“Welcome to Hell! Here’s your ice cream!”

It has been sometime since I posted anything from Savage Chickens.  (I wonder where the Masked Chicken” got himself off to, anyway.  You don’t suppose The Colonel finally caught up to him, do you?)

New Hell!  How jolly.
While we, as a … Continue reading

FacebookEmailPinterestGoogle GmailShare/Bookmark
Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, De Novissimis: Four Last Things, GO TO CONFESSION, Lighter fare | Tagged , , , , , , | 60 Comments

Malaysian Airlines 17, Death and You

The black boxes from Malaysian Airlines 17 might indicate that the pilots attempted a vain evasion. I doubt it. I suspect that exploding death was sudden. Who knows who may have survived the initial blast and remained conscious for some … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, De Novissimis: Four Last Things, GO TO CONFESSION, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

LENTCAzT 29: Wednesday 4th Week of Lent – “the soul is immortal”

Please use the sharing buttons?  Thanks!
Today is the Wednesday in the 4th Week of Lent.
Today, enjoy a taste of joy in anticipation of Easter and then examine your consciences and then…

GO TO CONFESSION!
These daily podcasts for Lent are intended to … Continue reading

Posted in LENTCAzT, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, PODCAzT | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Boston’s Wake

In your charity, please pray for the victims in Boston and for their loved ones.
As some prepare for wakes, this is a wake up call for a country and for families and individuals.
One of the most important petitions we Catholics … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, De Novissimis: Four Last Things, GO TO CONFESSION, Our Catholic Identity, TEOTWAWKI | Tagged , , , , | 23 Comments

Alfred Hitchcock – Catholic

Who can fathom the graces God offers as death draws near to us?
Some people are given the great gift of courage not to wait too long to become a Catholic, sometimes after a long time thinking about it.
John Wayne… Oscar … Continue reading

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Just Too Cool, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Memento mori!

Over at the amusing and often useful blog Art of Manliness there is a post about Memento Mori art.
“Memento mori!” means, “Be mindful of death!” or “Don’t forget that you are going to die so repent, confess your sins, and live a … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, De Novissimis: Four Last Things, GO TO CONFESSION, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, The future and our choices, Year of Faith | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Of caskets

Have you thought today yet about the fact that you are going to die?
Here, let me help.
I was recently told about a maker of caskets in the USA: Marian Caskets.
They are inspired by Pope John Paul II’s casket.

One day delivery … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, De Novissimis: Four Last Things, Our Catholic Identity, The Campus Telephone Pole | Tagged , , , | 27 Comments

Planned Parenthood copycats 40 Day for Life to pray FOR abortion

Planned Parenthood is evil.  Planned Parenthood is evil to its roots.
From Life News:
Planned Parenthood Sets Up 40 Days of Prayer for Abortion
by Steven Ertelt
A local Planned Parenthood abortion business in California is copycatting the 40 Days for Life campaign, which … Continue reading

Posted in Emanations from Penumbras, The Drill, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Artist Daniel Mitsui’s VERY COOL new art, including a “Four Last Things”. (Fr. Z rants a little.)

The artist Daniel Mitsui, in his newsletter, indicates that he has new art, including a representation of the Glorious Mysteries (a nice gift to a priest after Easter) and – this really caught my eye – the Four Last Things!

I … Continue reading

Posted in De Novissimis: Four Last Things, Fr. Z KUDOS, REVIEWS, The Campus Telephone Pole, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Reader Feedback about going to confession

From a reader:
Dear Fr Z
Until today, I had not been to confession (and therefore not taken Communion) this calendar year. My spiritual life was decaying and I was “lapsing”, having lost trust and hope in the saving grace of the … Continue reading

Posted in De Novissimis: Four Last Things, GO TO CONFESSION, HONORED GUESTS, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments