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Give this man an extra ration of rum

posted by Deacon Greg Kandra

I was delighted to notice this exceptional and insightful and brilliant piece of Colbertiana in First Things. The author, Nathaniel Peters, clearly grasps the profound social and cultural significance of My Close Personal Friend, Stephen Colbert, and places him in […]

“It is time for this nation to heal”

posted by deacon greg kandra

A political tragedy seems to be unfolding, even as I type: MCPF Stephen Colbert has reached into the ring and taken back his hat. The race is over. Or so claims the traditionally-hostile-to-Catholics-and-other-nice-people liberal media: Stephen Colbert has dropped his […]

The Colbert Retort? “Be kind.”

posted by deacon greg kandra

This is irresistible, courtesy Diane over at The Word: Catholic Colbert. It’s a little tidbit from a taping of The Colbert Report, from a blogger who was there and described this story that My Close Personal Friend Stephen Colbert told […]

Headline of the week

posted by Deacon Greg Kandra

Pope Signs Contract With The Yankees. Wonder if he’s as good as John Paul. See below.

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Meet Montana's married priest
Earlier this week, I posted an item about Montana getting its first married priest. Now a local TV station has hopped on the bandwagon. Take a look, below.

posted 10:29:55pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

Big day in the Big Easy: 10 new deacons
Deacon Mike Talbot has the scoop: 10 men today were ordained as Permanent Deacons for the Archdiocese of New Orleans. This group of men was formally selected on the day the evacuation of New Orleans began as Hurricane Katrina approached. The immediate aftermath of the storm for this class would be

posted 6:55:42pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

Gaudete! And let's break out a carol or two...
"Gesu Bambino," anyone? This is one of my favorites, and nobody does it better than these gals: Kathleen Battle and Frederica von Staade. Enjoy.

posted 1:04:10pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »


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