Monthly Archives: August 2012

You’re such an overachiever

A.M.D.G. J.M.J. A.T.C. Laudetur Iesus Christus! Nunc et in aeternum! Amen. Memorial of Saint Monica, mother of Saint Augustine (his feast is tomorrow) Before I begin, I want to direct you to the homily of a dear priest-friend of mine … Continue reading

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You would think I would have learned by now

A.M.D.G. J.M.J. A.T.C. Laudetur Iesus Christus! Nunc et in aeternum! Amen. Sunday of the Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Before I get into what one would have thought I would have learned by now, let me vent for a moment. … Continue reading

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How Saint Bartholomew proves that Catholicism is legit

A.M.D.G. J.M.J. A.T.C. Laudetur Iesus Christus! Nunc et in aeternum! Amen. Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle I love saints’ lives (hagiographies), I don’t think I have ever made a secret of that reality.  It’s one of the aspects of Catholicism … Continue reading

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Te Deum Laudamus! (Part One)

A.M.D.G. J.M.J. A.T.C. Laudetur Iesus Christus! Nunc et in aeternum! Amen. Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe/Vigil of the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary And people wonder why I can be so obsessive about checking my email. … Continue reading

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I can be such a testa dura sometimes

A.M.D.G. J.M.J. A.T.C. Laudetur Iesus Christus! Nunc et in aeternum! Amen. Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Well, ’tis better to be a testa dura (a hard head) than a testa di merde ($#!+ head); at least that’s what my Italian famiglia tells me … Continue reading

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