Father Zuhlsdorf Rants About Sand in Holy Water Fonts

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 \PM\.\Tue\.

The abuse of removing Holy Water from fonts during the season of Lent is a manifestation of the Spirit of Vatican II.  Well meaning priests misinterpreted or altogether made up their own discipline by removing Holy Water.  Father John Zuhlsdorf has followed this up during the course of Lent 2010 with his most recent posting clarifying why Holy Water should never be removed during the season of Lent except for Good Friday and Holy Saturday:

To all the priests out there still… unbelievably still putting sand in holy water fonts during Lent…


And if you go into a church where you see this sort of idiocy… for the love of God, DON’T bless yourself with SAND.

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Saint Spock

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 \AM\.\Tue\.

Go here for an absolutely hilarious take on Spock as a Catholic at Acts of the Apostacy.  Hmmm, actually in Star Trek VI it was revealed that Spock had a painting of the expulsion from the Garden in his quarters.  Perhaps there is an opening there for conversion?  Spock as Jesuit?  I like it!

Homeopathic Emergency Room!

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 \AM\.\Tue\.

Hattip to my friend and blogging colleague Darwin Catholic.  Ah well, homeopathic practitioners are perhaps at least a few steps up from Theodoric of York, Medieval Barber.