Category Archives: Humor

A Look Back: Democrats Doing Ordinary Things

  Democrats tailgating before a football game.  How ’bout another beer, Vern?   Democrats demonstrating fire safety procedures. Yaaay safety!   Democrat students getting a little rowdy during the college marble tournament.   Young woman so excited to be a Democrat.  Groovy times.   Helpful young Democrat directing pedestrians to the candy store.   Democrats […]

This Is Not ‘The Encyclical’ You Were Looking For (But It’s Funny)

Courtesy of Observatório do Clima, a nonprofit based in Brazil, that advocates for action on climate change. Pope Francis’ real encyclical on the environment is released worldwide on June 18, and as with most things, it probably won’t live up to the hype of the trailer (or the hype, in general). But, enjoy: Image: YouTube screenshot […]

10 Encyclicals for Boys the Pope Should Consider

With all the talk and preparation for the encyclical on the environment due out this month, my sons and I (well, three of the littler ones) were talking about what encyclicals the Pope would write if he had to target just boys instead of adults. Here are 10 we thought would be helpful …. 10. A Duty […]

Stuff Catholic Dads Say

From what I understand of the “stuff dads say” genre, created originally by Justin Halpern, it is an opportunity to showcase the harsh worldly wise style of fathers. This is the harsh churchly wise version. Feel free to add more in the comments …   At Mass “Look at Jesus on the altar … or […]

The Ugliest Vestments Ever

Here’s a little something you may have seen before. Over at Real Clear Religion, Nicholas G. Hahn III has a slideshow of the ugliest vestments ever worn. Below are just a few of these hilariously awful misadventures in liturgical garb.  See the rest here.    

Gay Pizza Update: Illinois Sues Indiana For “Inappropriate Touching”

  Responding to a nationwide call to punish the state of Indiana for its recent attempt to protect religious freedom, the neighboring state of Illinois has sued Indiana in federal court for assault and battery. In a press conference this morning, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan explained that the lawsuit seeks both monetary and injunctive […]

CatholicVote Exclusive: Supreme Court to Overturn All 50 State Constitutions

WASHINGTON, April 1 — In an unprecedented surprise announcement breaching longstanding protocols of secrecy, a source close to Justice Kennedy revealed to CatholicVote that Obergefell v. Hodges will be decided by a unanimous 5-0 margin with four abstentions. The source told your humble columnist that in the opinion for the Court, Kennedy will speak passionately […]

Words Only Hardcore Catholics Understand (With Translations)

I started thinking about this when we told friends one Friday in Lent, “We’re going to stations, then we’re going to have a lame, late dinner.” Of course we meant: “We’re attending our parish Stations of the Cross, which is of course scheduled around dinner time, and then we’re going to eat fish sticks with […]

St. Patrick’s Snow: In Solidarity With the Northeast Brethren

  It snowed again Sunday in Boston and while it’s warm today, the weatherpersons are threatening snow in the District of Colombia Thursday and Friday. I’m usually a snow lover, but I admit to being a little Winter-weary.  I’m not sorry, however, to have an excuse to reprise a little ditty I composed last year, […]

A Brave New World

Justice Kennedy and Ted Olson take a jurisprudential magic carpet ride: (Olson) You can rewrite the law Same-sex marriage and thruples! Tell me, Justice, now when did You last let your heart decide? You can rule by fiat Voiding state consitutions Emanations and umbras Of due process rights. A brave new world! A new fashionable […]


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