The Real Oscar Awards

I apologize for the lengthy hiatus on my blog. No doubt many of you, my children, have been grieving a lack of my wisdom. We Cardinal Rectors know that our audiences love sitting at our feet and soaking up the precious pearls of knowledge that we dispense. It seems that I had to let go [...]

To badly go where no priest has gone before

Don’t start with me on the split infinitive in this post’s title. That will be the least of your worries once you read on. It seems that a business called “Clergy Couture” has begun creating clergy attire for the day when chaplains are a routine part of the crew on spacecraft as they wing through [...]

Regrettable Vestments

God ordained that clergy and lay ministers should be properly attired during celebration of the liturgy. For priests, that’s cassock, alb, amice, girdle, and chasuble. Yes, chasuble even when it’s hot. I think I can join in the modern trend of being a bit loosy-goosey when it comes to the maniple. Of course, God didn’t [...]