Category Archives: The Church

The Incarnation and the One Ring

Happy Ring Destruction Day! That’s right, Tolkien fans. Tomorrow, the 25th of March, is the anniversary of the day when, mumbleteen thousand years ago, Frodo, Sam, and Gollum entered Mount Doom to pitch the One Ring into the fire below. … 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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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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Review: Exorcist, the series

If you haven’t read The Exorcist, of if you haven’t read the story about the original book, it was originally based off of an actual case of possession in Georgetown. Two of the original priests from the incident showed up in … Continue reading

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Did the Pope say ISIS was just like Jesus?

Gasp! Horror! The Pope said something controversial! Wait, haven’t we gone through this at least once a month since he was elected? And didn’t 99% of that proven to be obviously different from what was reported, if not an outright lie … Continue reading

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Is Friday the 13th a Bad Day?

Happy Friday the 13th, paraskevidekatriaphobes! I’m just stopping off at the blog to type up a quick post on an interesting subject. Why is this day considered unlucky? Like many elements of folklore and superstition, it’s hard to trace; but the … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia: What the Pope Actually Said (Part Two)

Today, we continue our analysis of Pope Francis’ post-synodal apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia.  Last time, I already told you to go and read the document, so hopefully you did.  I’ll say again: don’t believe what the lamestream media says about … Continue reading

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