Sunday Snippets

Sunday Snippets is the Catholic Carnival, Second Generation. 🙂 This week, the main post containing all links is here. My contribution is just below this post, which, for those of you on a feed aggregator, is here.

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First Stones

I’ve been reading some online discussion of Ted Kennedy’s funeral. Does he deserve a Catholic funeral? He was quite the sinner…maybe he shouldn’t be allowed to have one! All I can think is that I love that he got a Catholic funeral. I love that he was able to benefit from the Sacraments at death’s…

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Culture of Death Strikes Again

Police: Teen Mom Hid Pregnancy Then Killed Newborn Some people would say that this shows a need for unrestricted access to abortion. I say it shows a need to stop the disconnect between sex and procreation (first), then make sure that young women know that there is somewhere to go if you don’t follow God’s…

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Another Cool Thing About being Catholic…

…is that when your pastor comes over, and you recall his first homily where he mentioned both Archbishop Chaput and Samuel Adams (thereby referencing the beer), you can offer him a Sam Adams. And then he can accept. [image source]

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Coronation of Mary as Queen of Heaven and Earth

19 And the temple of God was opened in heaven: and the ark of his testament was seen in his temple, and there were lightnings, and voices, and an earthquake, and great hail. 1 And a great sign appeared in heaven: A woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on…

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USCCB – Roman Missal | Examples

USCCB – Roman Missal | Examples New Missal Coming! WHOO HOO! Check out the Gloria! (Text that is different than the current translation is in bold.) Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to people of good will. We praise you, we bless you, we adore you, we glorify you, we give…

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