We here at Church Drunk are big fans of summer cocktails (as well as the cocktails that accompany fall, winter, and spring!), but when we are not drinking ourselves cross-eyed you are likely to find us stretched on a hammock and reading a good book. We are, in the end, hopelessly spiritual book worms, and it is from literature that we draw our super powers (Ges can tread water in a pint of Guinness for hours on end, and Diz can burn a hole right through you with a single gaze...sometimes even on purpose!). And so, we have declared that Season 5 will be the Church Drunk Summer Reading List! Each episode will cover a different book. Want to know what they all are? Well that's what Episode 41 is here to do!
Summertime, and the living is easy...except when it's not. Regardless of how easy or not your summer may be, there is no better time of year to sit on the back porch (or wherever you like to read) and open a good book.
Do you ever wonder why it is called "Mother Church" when it so often refuses to give women their due as faith-filled motivators for positive change and all-around rock stars? So do we. In this episode, we do our best to recognize the amazing work of nuns and other women who lead the way toward a church where justice is at the top of the priority list.
July 31 is the Feast of St. Ignatius, a personal favorite among all of us here at Church Drunk. In honor of good ol' Iggy of Loyola, we take a deep dive into the life and times of the man himself, as well as the Jesuit tradition that has followed in his wake. Fire up your favorite divine libation and jump on in!
So lately I've been grappling with God. Not in, like, a Jacobean angel wrestling kind of way, though that story really takes on new meaning when you tackle it with a spiritual chip on your shoulder, let me tell you. Rather, this round of theological sparring is more of a spiritual exercise, of sorts (pun only... Continue Reading →
Church Drunk Season 2 is here! If you're a loyal fan, then you can expect more of the same boozy wanderings through mysticism, unapologetics, and book nerdiness. If you're new to Church Drunk, welcome to the party. Dizzy & Ges begin this season with an examination of Ordinary Time, the most least fascinating of all liturgical wonders!