Hey everybody. If you don’t want to read anything political, you may want to click away and read something else. I suggest this. For those of you still with me, unless you live under a rock you likely know we’re dealing with an election year here in the U.S. And you’re also no doubt aware… Read More My “don’t-want-to-get-too-political-but-still-want-to-show-where-I-stand” yard sign
Those of you who have followed this blog for a few years may remember a feature I used to do called Bad Theology. It was something I enjoyed doing until I didn’t anymore, hence why it drifted away. (For examples, click here or here.) In any case, during this COVID-19 pandemic, Bad Theology has reared… Read More Unmasked in the Bible Belt: A Bad Theology reboot
A couple of weeks ago I attended a birthday party for one of the sisters at the convent. She’s 100 years old. There were balloons, flowers, two sheet cakes and plenty of ice cream. Lots of people came. All the sisters, of course, as well as others who knew her and even a few –… Read More A birthday party for a 100-year-old Nun — and some God talk
Our lead story: A protestant took part in a Catholic Eucharist. In other news: Hell did not freeze over. It happened last Friday, March 1. The convent’s “Founding Day.” The Mass was a special one and many people attended. Sisters from far away attended. Employees of the convent attended. I, a Presbyterian, attended. I knew none… Read More News from the convent: Dinner, death and donuts
According to my blog’s stat page, I haven’t written squat since Christmas Eve. Is that right? *receives note* Okay, my editor says I shouldn’t openly admit how long it’s been since I last wrote, and… *receives another note* Okay, I’m also not supposed to mention how my editor sends me notes. *receives third note* Oh… Read More Ceiling Theology
For those of you who landed here in the hope of finding a recipe for bread pudding with bourbon sauce, let not your heart be troubled. For indeed, there is one. And since I know how irritating it is to have to scroll through an entire blog post when all you want is the freakin’… Read More On nativity sets and bread pudding with bourbon sauce
When I first had the idea of a Bad Theology series, I knew I wouldn’t lack for examples. It’s just that… well… shoot. I wish it wasn’t so gosh-darned easy. This was found on Facebook last week. As in, the week before Easter. Holy Week. Sigh.