Archive for May, 2010

Submit Your Votes!

May 13, 2010

Remember to vote for Catholic Eye Candy under the “Best Visual Treat” category over at the Crescat contest. There is one day left and I’m hoping you’ll all keep voting!

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Cult Pervades Culture

May 10, 2010

I was thinking of all of you today when I was watching a favorite film of mine, “Les Folies des Grandeurs”. This scene came up and I thought of how much you all enjoyed being shocked by the Nazarenos. The plot is a comedy of errors that takes place in 17th century Spain, with a hilarious script written in fast-paced French with quick blurbs and jumbles of almost Macaronic Spanish and German.

I’m Giving You A Mission…

May 10, 2010

Vote for me, every day, at the Cannonball Catholic Blog Awards. “Catholic Eye Candy” under Best Visual Treat. I need your help! Remember you can vote every day.

Here’s the promo video, some of my pics made it by way of Google search, haha!

To My Mother

May 9, 2010

Today is Mothers’ Day in the US. I wish you would all take some time this day to remember and spend time with our spiritual mother, the Mother of God, Mary Most Holy.

The Golden Madonna of Essen.

Photos from the DC Pontifical Mass

May 1, 2010

Is it just me or are photos of the event hard to come by?

Many MANY thanks to Peggy S. for the photos from her attendance.

Anatomical Reliquaries

May 1, 2010

This may have been one of the reasons old Martin Luther blew a gasket in his day. Any Protestants out there (peace be to you) reading this should know: we don’t worship our saints. Although the meaning of the word “worship” is a sort of portmanteau of “worth-ship”, to declare the worth of something or someone–in that sense we worship anyone when we attribute a value to them. But I digress, precious anatomical reliquaries are a beautiful Catholic tradition dating back at least 12oo years.

Can you guess which body part each of these reliquaries contains?: