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Randomly Encountered Catholic Humor

Overheard at the doctor’s office: Q. How do you make holy water? A. You boil the hell out of it! Told by fairgoer to random passersby: Q. What do you call a sleepwalking nun? A. A roamin’ Catholic! :giggles: Share … Continue reading

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When St. Joseph was added to the Eucharistic Prayer in Nov 1962

In response to the recent instruction to add St. Joseph’s name to the other Eucharistic Prayers, dotCommonweal shares this amusing diary entry from an amused Congregationalist observer of the Second Vatican Council, made at the time that St. Joseph was … Continue reading

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A Nun in the Closet

A Nun In The Closet by Dorothy Gilman My rating: 5 of 5 stars What a delightful read this was! Just the thing to lift the spirits: cloistered nuns meet hippy flower children and discover commonalities, as well as mystery, … Continue reading

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Lent Madness is Coming!

Lent Madness is back for 2013! with a new bracket of 64 saints and new theme song music for the “Monday Madness” color commentary videos. If you have no idea what I’m talking about… let me explain. Lent Madness is … Continue reading

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Q

Check out the theological Star Trek humor over at Exploring Our Matrix.

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Happy Reformation Day, LOLcat Style

Happy Reformation Day to my Protestant sisters and brothers… with love and a giggle from a Catholic sister. 😀 (H/T Chief of the least, from whom I swiped the picture.)

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Review: Testament Of Abraham

Testament Of Abraham by Dale C. Allison Jr. My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a superb piece of scholarship on a non-canonical Jewish-origin text that really deserves to be better known. The story of Abraham’s encounter with the … Continue reading

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Attitudes towards Cars

Finally, what’s a “Calvinist attitude towards cars”? If you mean I think cars don’t have free will, you’re right. Now you’ve done it… An Augustinian attitude towards cars: Cars are a damned mass of perdition. A Lutheran attitude towards cars: … Continue reading

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Higgs

A Higgs boson walked into a Catholic church. The priest came quickly bustling down the aisle and said, “Excuse me, but you’ll have to leave — we don’t allow your kind here.” “But Father,” the Higgs boson said, “without me, … Continue reading

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Wish I’d had this shirt

I just spent three days at the Theology and Peace workshop based on the mimetic anthropology of Rene Girard. I’ll write more about it later — it was a terrific conference — but for now I’ll just say, I really … Continue reading

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