Category Archives: USCCB

China Bans Funeral Strippers – Can They Please Help USCCB Ban Liturgical Dance?

Earlier in the week, I read one of the stranger headlines I’d seen in awhile: China Vows to Crack Down on Funeral Strippers. My first thought was, um…what? My second thought was, I had no idea Hugh Hefner was buried … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, at the USCCB…

That’s right folks – since the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, falls on a Monday in 2018, the precept to attend Mass is abrogated. It’s been this way in the United States since 1992. It’s almost as if the … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of the Perpetual Transferal of the Ascension

It wouldn’t hurt to go to Mass today, even if you don’t “have” to. How and when did this transferal in the US take place? Glad you asked. Here’s what the USCCB website says about it, in part: In accord … Continue reading

Posted in American Catholics, Bishops, Catholic Stuff, Feast Days, Holy Days of Obligation, Humor, memes, Pokin' Hornet Nests With A Stick, USCCB | 1 Comment

USCCB General Assembly: 2017 Should Be “Year of No Comboxes”

(AoftheANews) – BALTIMORE – Reports from the USCCB General Assembly being held in Baltimore indicate that the bishops will propose designating 2017 as “The Year of No Comboxes”. A spokesman for the USCCB, speaking to AoftheA News on condition of anonymity, … Continue reading

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