Seven Quickies: 40 Days Edition

Jen is not hosting the shin-dig this week, but I wanted to get a few things off my chest that have been rattling around in my head a bit. ~~one~~ Travel Man is teaching Big Girl in religious education this year. He shared with me a few lesson plans and suggested I step up her…

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Picture Time!

Can I share some pictures from our trip to Tennessee? That’s Little Girl on the swing. And that second picture? It adorns my desktop right now. I’m kinda proud of that one. 🙂 More posts later, perhaps for Wordless Wednesdays.

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Which Priest Said This?

We love him, and his humility has a good deal to do with WHY we love him. Popular priest has reluctant jubilee: “‘Ordained priests should celebrate their anniversary by putting a rope around their neck and ashes on their heads and asking God forgiveness for their sins.’”

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Harrison Ford???

Pardon my French, but that sucks. Updated list of movies to avoid if you don’t support child rape. And designers, and authors. Man, Harrison Ford. Really, I cannot tell you how disappointing that is. (All of it is disappointing, but I remember a time with Ford was faithful to his wife and kids, and was…

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This Makes Me Want to Cry…

Aggie Catholics has an interview with an abortion doctor (should I use “scare quotes” around that?) focusing on the 40 Days for Life. There are portions that are eye-opening, and anyone who sees contraception as okay, but abortion as not okay, needs to check this out. Here’s a snippet: Q: Your website describes abortion as…

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At the Parish Picnic

There was a silent auction, including several boxes of books. One box I was really interested in had The Everlasting Man in it, in addition to a couple of other books, including The Audacity of Hope. Travel Man said, “Well, the downside is Obama’s book.” But I wanted Chesterton, so I bid on the box.…

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Question!

Should I have had my mantilla blessed? I’ve been thinking about it since I got notice that Little Girl’s mantilla should be arriving in about a week. (shhh…she doesn’t know yet!) Leave a comment if you’ve got ideas on it.

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