Thursday, August 20, 2009

reason #2,342,006 why Catholics are cooler...

... My cousin's husband, the pentecostal free-will baptist minister, and her famly do not drink alcohol, affectionately referred to by them as the devil's nectar. I know!

4 comments:

Tara said...

Yum, devils nectar, yum, yum.

Dino said...

"In Himmel macht kein bier..."

Aristides said...

http://veritatispraeco.wordpress.com/why-we-drink/

If I could afford it (in the sense of both health and wealth), I'd have alcohol at every meal. And in between.

Anonymous said...

Well, do you know, I might actually be able to top this ... when they established the Salzburger Festspiele (Salzburg Festival) in the Zwischenkriegszeit (time between the wars, in Central Europe this means 1919-1939), there was a beer-hall or a coffee-house (not the Amsterdam variety) run by friars. I have forgotten whether it was the Franciscans or the Capuchins, but in those days they had lay brothers acting as waiters. Must have been a sight for sore eyes, a friar in full garb balancing a trayful of beer steins, and, perhaps, afterwards you could handily confess any sins committed in the meantime ...

Hermann