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  Hattip to Dave Griffey at Daffey Thoughts.     The latest droppings from the mind of Mark Shea:   This mockery of gooey fake piety… June 18, 2016 by Mark Shea 0 Comments is currently circulating on the web.

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Book Haul: Thirty-Eight Dollars

    My bride and I enjoyed going to a used book sale last Thursday that we have been attending for about the last fifteen years.   We spent $38.00. As usual Don the spendthrift purchased most of the books:  

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Orwell With a Laugh Track

    I am beginning to think that the easiest way to understand this Pontificate is to imagine a screenplay about a papacy written by George Orwell that is also a black comedy.  With furor among Catholics around the globe

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PopeWatch: Now He Tells Us

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:     Pope Francis said Thursday that the majority of the words that come “spilling” out of his mouth are invalid because most

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Catholic Priests of Dachau

  A very brave man has died: The last surviving Catholic priest imprisoned in the Dachau concentration camp has died at the age of 102, more than 70 years after surviving a Nazi death march.  The Rev. Hermann Scheipers died

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You’re A Grand Old Flag

    Something for the weekend.  You’re A Grand Old Flag sung by James Cagney in the film biopic of George M. Cohan Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942).  Cohan wrote the song in 1906 after an encounter with a Union veteran

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