Posts from October 2012

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HE GOES, SHE GOES

by CCadmin

HE GOES, SHE GOES Another speech and grammar expression that irritates me is when folks say “he goes or she goes” for he says and she says. I don’t know when this all started but our English and speech teachers should correct it. To “say” means to speak To “go” means the action of leaving. […]

EXCUSE ME?

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EXCUSE ME? There are some expressions that irritate me. One of them is when someone, especially young people who interrupt adults with the words “excuse me?” and immediately take over the conversation. It appears they think its a statement that demands an interruption instead of a question requiring an answer. The question being, would you […]

THE WHITE ROBE PRAYER

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THE WHITE ROBE PRAYER: The Greatest Exchange Ever Made. This prayer was composed by a Puritan divine and was gleaned from a Sunday church bulletin from St. Andrew’s Chapel in Sanford, Georgia. Its contents have been modified for ease of reading. Catholic Conversations views this “Prayer of the White Robe” to have relevance to the […]

SAMANTHA ON HEAVEN

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SAMANTHA ON HEAVEN A while back my son was attempting to answer some questions about heaven presented by one of his seven children. The six year old wanted to know where Gramma is. (She graduated to glory before he was born.) The boy wanted to know what heaven looked like and what is Gramma doing […]

QUIT COMPLAINING

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QUIT COMPLAINING A man walks into a monastery and says “I want to be monk.” The abbot replies “Great! But you realize we are not allowed to talk except every ten years.” The man replies “Fine.” Ten years go by and the man goes into the abbot’s office. The abbot asks, “Well my son what […]

CHRISTIAN HOME

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CHRISTIAN  HOME After the Baptism of his baby brother in church, little Johnny sobbed all the way home in the back seat of the car. His father asked him three times what was wrong. Finally, the boy replied, “That priest said he wanted us brought up in a Christian home, but I want to stay […]

CHIP MONK

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CHIP MONK Lost on a rainy Friday night, a priest stumbles into a monastery and requests shelter there. Fortunately, he’s just in time for dinner and was treated to the best fish and chips he’s ever had. After dinner, he goes into the kitchen to thank the chefs. He is met by two brothers, “Hello, […]

FESS UP

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FESS UP A Catholic boy and a Jewish boy were talking and the Catholic boy said, “My priest knows more than your rabbi.” The Jewish boy said, “Of course he does, you tell him everything.”

OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS

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OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS A priest and a bus driver both died and went to Heaven at the same time. They get to the pearly gates where Pope St. Peter greets them. He motions to the priest, and they both hop in a jeep and go out the back door. There are about 50 acres of rolling […]

FOR THE BIRDS

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FOR THE BIRDS Late one night, a burglar broke into a house he thought was empty. He tiptoed through the living room but suddenly he froze in his tracks when he heard a loud voice say: “Jesus is watching you!” Silence returned to the house, so the burglar crept forward again. “Jesus is watching you,” […]