Monthly Archives: September 2009

I Am Cath’lic Hear Me Roar!

I am Cath’lic, hear me roarI’m too famous to ignoreAnd I know too much to go back an’ pretend’cause I’ve heard it all beforeAnd I’ve bent down there to the floorNo one’s ever gonna bend me down againCHORUSOh yes I … Continue reading

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On a Swing and a Prayer

I really need to get out more (or not); this story about Jews swinging chickens over their heads for remission of sins was news to me … Rabbi Shea Hecht plucks a chicken off a truck parked behind a synagogue … Continue reading

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St Anthony and the Flying Spaghetti Madness – Aarr!

No matter how crazy we try to be sometimes, it seems the truth, at least things really happening in real time, can often surpass our invented or imagined nuttiness. You’ve, no doubt, heard it said: A time is coming when … Continue reading

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Three-Bar Cross & Satanic Peace Sign?

All those “peace signs” I drew as a kid, my seven year old draws now … Uh-oh! On the sign in front of St. Benedict Orthodox Church is what is called a “three-bar cross.” Rather than the usual one transept … Continue reading

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Ebony & Ivory

The still shot (here) looks like they’re waiting on the line to die down for the hotel’s complimentary breakfast. HT: Contemporary Orthodoxy

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Birthday Boy Stephen King on Prophecy

This, taken from The Stand, concerning whether [the prophetess] Mother Abigail was “off her block”, is posted here on Stephen King’s 62nd birthday: “Maybe she was,” Glen said mildly. “If you read your theology, you’ll find that God often chooses … Continue reading

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HISTORIC: Anglicans & Orthodox

St Tikhon of Moscow is loved and venerated by all American Orthodox — and, somewhat surprisingly, by the Anglicans of Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin. Nashotah House awarded St Tikhon a D.Div (honoris causa) in 1905, and they venerate … Continue reading

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