The Great Announcement

The Great Announcement

Today, the Church celebrates the great mystery to begin all mysteries: The Annunciation.  This may be the most important announcement of all time (just barely squeaking past Ron Burgundy's prolific Cannonball Announcement).  This is the first mystery of the rosary and the linchpin of all subsequent mysteries.  We all know the story, but do we [...]

Why Fur Babies Aren’t Really Babies

Why Fur Babies Aren’t Really Babies

There comes a turning point in every young adult’s life when responsibility starts to become attractive.  The odd, post-college years when cooking good meals for yourself is the new craze because a ramen/pizza subsistence is no longer acceptable.  You find yourself three and a half hours deep into “Kondo Kleaning” while trying to decide between [...]

Power Pink and the Reason for Our Joy

Power Pink and the Reason for Our Joy

I went to mass yesterday, as most Catholics do (hopefully), and realized very quickly that it was Gaudete Sunday.  We become accustomed to the deep green, dazzling white, or even the royal purple vestments that a priest normally wears, but Gaudete Sunday is different.  The center aisle during the procession becomes a fashion statement where [...]