…Lay It On Thick

Welcome to Ash Wednesday and the official beginning of Lent. For all the non-Catholic’s out there, that means your Catholic friends are going to look like they picked up a side hustle as a chimney sweep today.

…get hip

I know 2WC is not always kind to the hipster. The concept of constant irony and like things only until everyone else does (did you ever really like them to begin with then, did you?) is exhausting at best and downright hypocritical at worst.  But, for the most part they’re harmless and mild-mannered (because enthusiasm…

…Renew

Happy Easter! For Catholics this is an especially significant Easter Sunday. This is the first Easter for Pope Francis, who happens to be the first Jesuit pope and the first pope from the Americas. That’s a lot of firsts and a lot of pressure. Which would explain why Pope Francis has already dropped the ball…specifically,…

…pontificate

For the cave dwellers among us who have not heard, a new pope was selected last week.  The announcement came after a mere 5 ballots from the conclave, not even 2 days in.  Pope Francis/ Francesco/ Francisco/ Francois/ Franciscus/ Franziskus/ Franciscum I (depending on from whence you hail). That’s right, you don’t have to learn the rules…

…update

Now that we’ve officially sent Pope Benedict XVI off into his retirement sunset, or at least to the palatial estate he’ll be residing at until the convent is finished, it’s time to get down to business. In the next few weeks cardinals from every corner of the earth will gather to determine the future of the Roman…

…take a trip down the rabbit hole

Happy Easter! Hope everyone enjoys the holiday. On days such as these its always fun to look at the history and meaning of the day. So often we get caught up in the pageantry and fanfare and forget the important things. I am of course referring to the history of the Easter Bunny. We all know what…