Author Archives: Lori Janeski

The Liturgy Wars: An Analysis of Pope Francis’s Recent Address

The subject of Sacred Music has come up at least once during the reign of almost every pope in the last century.  Pope St. Pius X started with his motu proprio in 1903.  Pius XI, who doesn’t get as much … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast: A Review

Be our guest, be our guest, put our service to the test . . . Ah, nostalgia.  Beauty and the Beast was my favorite Disney movie as a kid, and we watched a lot of them, back when Disney wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Liturgy Wars: Catholic Funerals

This is a very touchy subject for a lot of people; probably because most people involved in organizing and arranging funerals at a Catholic Church are fundamentally decent people.  Nobody wants to make anything harder on a grieving family.  They … Continue reading

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Review: Bane’s Eyes

After last week’s fisk on the use of violence, I realized that the same argument I made in that post applies to what I thought of Bane’s Eyes.  It’s the fourth book in the I Am Margaret book series by … Continue reading

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How To Make Catholics Look Stupid: A Lethal Force Fisk

I love fisks; writing them and reading them.  Most of the time, I like to fisk people who are being dopey about a particular fandom, or on writing, or something like that.  But every now and then, there’s a Catholic … Continue reading

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Michelangelo Was Not a Secret Feminist: An Artistic Fisk

We know that the internet is full of crazies, but every now and then, one of them is so staggeringly deranged, we just have to call them out for it. Meet today’s maniacal nutjob, Hannah Osborne, of the International Business … Continue reading

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The Machines That Teach Us To Be Human

One of my favorite shows, Person of Interest, recently wrapped up its five-season run, and did so in such a way that makes discussing it an absolute imperative for geeks everywhere. This show may have started as a fun twist … Continue reading

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