Friday, January 1, 2010

Ten Reasons Why I am Catholic

10) We have the most holidays with the best feasts. I mean, if Atheists really want to troll for members, they're going to have to create reasons to get together, eat, drink and be merry and give presents or provide excessive amounts of chocolate.

9) No one looks at you funny if you sing badly, they're still surprised you sing at all.

8) Closet lover of Filet-o-Fish.

7) Altar serving means you have three less kids to supervise during mass. You better believe they behave.

6) After 2000 years, we have a ritual and process and a prayer and a saint for almost every occasion.

5) We invented the golden rule.

4) Lent offers all those who broke their New Year resolutions a second chance to start over.

3) The Church recognizes that while all time is a gift and every moment infused with the presence, the whisper, the absolute love of God, much of what we do is mundane, and so we celebrate Ordinary time.

2) Purgatory, for all those grace procrastinators sure beats the alternative.

1) No magic, no crystals, no energies, no katra, plenty of grace, plenty of miracles.

3 comments:

MightyMom said...

I'll take miracles over magic any day....

loving 8 and looking forward to 7!!

Mary said...

I love #8 and #4. LOL! Great list!

JimmyV said...

Celebrating Ordinary Time, keen gear!

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