Anyhow, this guy is my new favorite blogger, and is worth the link, to say the least. He claims to be 18 years old, which I really find hard to believe, and I am eagerly looking forward to the scandalous moment when he is unmasked and his true 50-something identity exposed to the world.
Here is a small snippet of a recent post:
The Cross is not an event that took place at one time, at one place in the world. The cross is a spear plunged by God into the void, and the world swells and exists around it.Read the rest of it - this is just a taste!
The life of the Blessed Virgin Mary – the Immaculate Conception – was not merely a remarkable life compared to the human beings around her. The life of Our Lady was the life humanity was made for. The Thing Itself.
The Sacraments of the Church – Communion, Confession and the like – are not mere supplements to life, as one might be supplemented by drugs, literature, friendship, or romance. No, the Sacraments are the Thing that all supplements imitate – from heroin to meditation, adventure to friendship. The Sacraments are 7 rocks flung with violence into the muddy water of things-that-make-life-worth-living. All else is ripple...
Catholicism isn’t great; Catholicism is.