Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mary Poppins and the Blessed Virgin Mary

The outrageous but bizarrely supportable thesis statement that I lay before you is this: Mary Poppins symbolizes the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Specifically, it is about the Mother of God’s spiritual motherhood of humanity and her occasional “pop-ins” into this world, … Continue reading

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Canada’s new tyranny: the state’s takeover of the family

The great English writer G.K. Chesterton once wrote: “The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.” But if what Chesterton says is true, then … Continue reading

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Life doesn’t need to be boring and ugly

In a gorgeous article over at the TheCatholicThing (which I urge you to read in full) Anthony Esolen talks about a concert he attended this past summer with the world-renowned Celtic fiddler Natalie McMaster and her husband Donnell Leahy. The … Continue reading

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Simon Doesn’t Say

As I finish preparing for my next worthwhile post, I’ll throw this thoroughly worthless bit hogwash at you. Just as I’ve “shown” the Anti-Catholic origins of the “Hokey Pokey” (see previous post), so also have I suspected for a long … Continue reading

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The Hokey Pokey Is What It’s All About

You think I’m joking?  I’m actually not.  You still don’t believe me?  Well … I guess I don’t blame you … much.  For the record, I’m NOT joking … much.  Alright, you got me.  I’m joking.  Or am I? Let … Continue reading

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