A brief note

Following a session of spiritual direction, I am suspending this blog for the moment. My SD has pointed out some inconsistencies in my present focus and I am following his guidance. While I justified certain online activities such as this one as ‘just a bit of fun’ and also pointed out this did not take … More A brief note

Pope Benedict can’t be bothered any more

We arrive at 2013. As Auntie Kathleen and mdcccxxxv study the Catholic culture wars in the USA with the help of Adrian Swan (a.k.a. ‘Bernard’) writing from a burning sofa in Front Royal, Virginia, Pope Benedict XVI struggles to overcome mysterious satanic powers in the Vatican, including freemasons, homosexuals, the Illuminati, the Chinese Mafia, George … More Pope Benedict can’t be bothered any more

Marina becomes ‘mdcccxxxv’ and decides Benedict XVI is too liberal

Another blog member who was having a hard time was auntie Kathleen’s internet friend called Marina. Throughout the early months of the blog in 2010 she made regular daily below-the-line comments but didn’t write articles. She told auntie, “I’m not a writing sort of person.” Once a week she ended up in tears on the … More Marina becomes ‘mdcccxxxv’ and decides Benedict XVI is too liberal

Auntie Kathleen begins her long road to being the AuntiePope

It all began in 2010 when the good Pope Benedict XVI was saying and doing things that made auntie Kathleen happy: he encouraged the Latin Mass and he wore red shoes, like a proper pope. When on holiday in France, auntie Kathleen had always thought the Mass sounded better in French, so why not go … More Auntie Kathleen begins her long road to being the AuntiePope