Tag Archives: Conclave craziness

Sistine Seagull Stages Sit In, Protesting “Cardinals Only” Conclave.

Update! In disgust, Sistine Seagull flys off in a huff after darkness settled over the Eternal City. Our last report is that the angry bird was continuing to protest by joining a group in a Roman pub crawl. Advertisements

Posted in Culture, Living | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The New Pope Will Be Selected When the Conclave Runs Out of Beer

Black smoke means “No Pope (we still have beer).” White smoke means, “We’re outta beer! Habemus Papem!” Okay, that’s stretching things a bit. However, the cardinals have been blessed with a supply of good beer during the conclave, courtesy of … Continue reading

Posted in Living, Prayer, Working | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Music For Mondays, the Pre-Conclave, “The Waiting Is Driving Us Crazy” Edition

  Hurry up and wait. All Marines know that phrase well. And folks hate waiting. It makes us uneasy. It makes us confront our powerlessness. It reminds us that we aren’t in charge, and we hate being reminded of that.

Posted in Culture, Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Real Reason the Conclave is On March 12th, and not March 11th…UPDATED

What? You thought you could just bring in some folding chairs and tables into the Sistine Chapel, as if it’s just your average parish hall, or something? Please. We’re putting a floor in here, people!

Posted in Culture, Living | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Papal Twitter Account Will Close? PSYCH!

News like this always makes me go, “Huh?” What part of the simple procedure to hand off the Twitter account to a successor am I missing here? Turns out, this “news” is more akin to an “off sides,” or a … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Living | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment