It's going to be weird not being able to come together to pray and worship in the communal way that has been our custom during these sacred days of the church calendar, but we must keep in mind that God hears us just as well (and sometimes even better!) when we're at home. And that's where our Church Drunk Stations of the Cross Playlist comes in!
'Tis the season to be Advent...ish. Adventy? Adventist? Wait, no. That can't be right. Unless you actually are an Adventist, in which case you're always in season. And this has gotten awkward. But hey, after taking almost all of Ordinary Time off, can you blame us for being a bit rusty here at Church Drunk? In any event, we're back, and it is officially one of our very favorite seasons. So pour yourself something joyful, and join Dizzy & Ges to ring in the start of Catholic New Year with Episode 71 of our little podcast: Advent Drinking Songs!
If Lent is an entire 40-day season to reflect on how we have been living our lives in relation to Christ and our fellow man, then the first few days of Holy Week offer the opportunity to reflect on how our Lent has gone. And if you (like us here at Church Drunk) are looking back and finding your Lent lacking, then it is time to holy hard this week! The 2019 Stations of the Cross Playlist is here to help.
It's the greenest day of the year, and Church Drunk is here to celebrate with you. Pour a Guinness (or Smithwick's - we're not here to judge), press play on your Dropkick Murphys playlist (or The Chieftains - we love them both!), and join us in a celebration of all things Irish and Catholic!
It has been a long Lent. Generally speaking, I aim for daily practices of prayer and something that resembles discipline during these 40 days in the desert, but this has been a year of trial and tribulation and trauma and tragedy and...other stuff, many of which begin with other letters of the alphabet (B and... Continue Reading →
As the Peanuts gang once sang, "Christmastime is here!" In fact, it has kind of already come and gone. Kind of. If you're suffering an emotional (or physical) Christmas hangover, Church Drunk has you covered. In fact, December 25th really just marks the beginning of the 12 days that make up the Christmas season. So grab a cup of cheer and join Dizzy & Ges for another episode, because the feasting has just begun!
Okay, so there's just 3 days left of Advent because when Christmas falls on a Monday we throw the entire Week of Love out the window (makes total sense). So perhaps this is a bit let in the game. Nonetheless, it's December 22nd, and we've all been listening to far too much Mariah Carey since Thanksgiving. Far. Too. Much.
Church Drunk continues to roll through Advent with a look back at Peace Week. But as Dizzy & Ges begin to realize just how chaotic and peace-less our world seems today, they quickly change gears to discuss a seasonal favorite - Christmas songs! So light a candle, pour your favorite purple cocktail, and may the Force be with you...and with your spirit!
Sitting in Palm Sunday Mass this morning I couldn't help but wonder to myself just how many times we have all been guilty of repeating the same process that we hear detailed in this kick-off to Holy Week. I know that I, for one, have a tendency to go sprinting into moments of moments of... Continue Reading →