How's your Lent going? Are you smitten with suffering? Reeling with repentance? Have you become a fabulous faster? We here at Church Drunk are, well, struggling. (But isn't that what it's all about?) Luckily, we've called in for back-up! We don't often have guest appearances on the podcast, but when we do it's a party! So please grab a glass of something tasty and join Dizzy & Ges AND guest star Corny on Episode 76 - Corny Is the New Cool!
It's that time of year again - sackcloth and ashes and fasting, oh my! Here at Church Drunk we have a special affinity for Ash Wednesday, since it marks the very unofficial anniversary of our very unofficial podcast. Oh, and the whole bit about 40 days in the desert and spiritual house cleaning and whatnot. That's all good, too! As we jump back into Lent, grab a beverage of your choice (something monastic might work well), and join Dizzy & Ges for Episode 75 - A Swift Kick in the Ash!
With Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday come and gone, we all know it's that time of year again - Lent! Dizzy & Ges are ready to jump into 40-ish days of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, but not without the requisite of bellyaching and a fair amount of boozy special sauce to grease those ever-repentant wheels. Join us, and jump into Church Drunk Episode 61 - Lentishness!
For Dizzy & Ges, Lent has gotten off to a hacky, sneezy, boozy start, so wallowing in a sense of lost desperation hasn't been much of a stretch! The other bits of Lent, (you know, like praying and giving alms and finding a sense of spiritual discipline), have maybe not gone quite so well. So perhaps it's time to think about what we give and to whom we give it. Join us as Church Drunk Episode 31 tackles one of the three Pillars of Lent - Almsgiving!
We are officially into the home stretch of Lent! Dizzy and Ges go full tilt into the glory of Holy Week with a deep (perhaps too deep) examination of Triduum. Beginning with the triumphant riding of a donkey on Palm Sunday, we roll onward to the discovery of the empty tomb on Easter morning. Join us for a Paschal preview!
40 days sounded so much shorter back on Ash Wednesday, right? As we enter the homestretch of Lent, Dizzy & Ges discuss the highlights and lowlights of the season so far, as well as a few plans to finish strong in these final couple of weeks with a solid routine of prayer, fasting, and generosity rooted in rageousness. We also touch on a bit of Pope Hope, and offer a gentle reminder about Church Drunk's required reading!
Like so many great spiritual endeavors, ChurchDrunk begins with a dilemma. Do we kick things off with an Ash Wednesday launch, wandering the streets in sack cloth and simmering in a stew of penitent austerity, or do we jump in early with an homage to the vibrant, jiggling, saturated revelry of Fat Tuesday? Well, in... Continue Reading →
Time to jump in and learn the rules of Church Drunk, a podcast about the unspeakable, unthinkable, thoroughly inexplicable draw of the tractor beam that Mother Church has trained squarely on the souls of many young Catholics on the road to enlightenment. We begin our journey together on Ash Wednesday, a special day to remind us that we're all sinners and we're all gonna die. Yay!