I heard from a local priest that he was about to Baptize an infant and the parents, with no clue about latin, named the beautiful child “Regina Caeli.”
Let’s hope they don’t name their second child “Agnus Dei!”
This is from one of our beloved spanish-speaking readers:
You Wrote regarding Carter’s Visit to Cuba:
CARTER: It really hurt my feelings when you used to call me “Peanut Man.”
CASTRO: Lo siento mucho. ¿Qué si le llamo las “tuercas del señor?” which means I’m very sorry. What if I call you “Mister Nuts?”
The real flavor of the translation: (An expression that is unprintable appeared here) Would you prefer it if I called you “The Man’s Wing Nuts?”
Evening folks. Can I tell you a quick pet peeve? If you are one to let little tidbits like this distract you at Mass, I suggest you scroll down to Steve’s posts below.
At daily Mass, during the intercessions, the floor is often open for spoken prayers from the congregation. There’s one parish my wife and I go to on Saturday mornings where they go like this:
Leader: Are there any intentions from the assembly?
Congregant 1: For a special intention…