"Long before I was Catholic, I saw that the local Catholic church had a cry room. I thought it was very sweet that they had a room specially for those who were overcome by the beauty of the service or the sweetness of the Spirit! :o"
"Speaking of crying babies during Mass...In my youth, I was in a parish that had a combination of a church with excellent acoustics, a great PA system, and a Monsignor who didn't so much say the Mass as he BOOMED IT OUT! He was completely…"
"You're implying there was some sort of order and decency to the teeming masses enswarming him. There was no such thing. He put up with pressing throngs and masses demanding lunch and rotters accosting him and whores being thrown at him, hell…"
"I don't think it has anything to do with Vatican II, it is more of a reflection on our society. People have conversations on cell phones/ Bluetooth devices while sitting next to strangers all the time, in fact this now seems to be the…"
Hi there Bearwolf. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you with us.
Back story, my fiancés mother was killed by a drunk driver And she had a life insurance plan/annuity plan set up for the girls after they turned 18. So fast forward 8 years later I take over my fiancés finances because she struggles to figure it out, and she has no help from her family they've all kind if split and went their own ways. Any ways she was told by her lawyer and the bankers that her monthly payments were tax free, so,she hasn't paid any taxes on this stuff for 8 years but today she…See More
I had a first date yesterday, it went really well (I think) but I'm not sure what to do next?Some background...I never had too much trouble with the ladies but I'm 32 now and this feels different to when I was in my mid-20's. Like I'm dealing with a woman rather than a girl.I've only just began dating again after a 4 year relationship so I'm a bit rusty.I met this lady online, she messaged me first in fact, we exchanged messages for a day and I asked her out for a drink. For the week in between…See More