"This is the last time I let Emeril Lagasse select the amount of coals and incense to use."
"I will never buy incense from a warehouse club again – it is just too big!"
"The Holy Father as usual prefers to be upstaged by the Holy Spirit."
"The smoke of Santa has entered the Church."
Damn! My disappearing trick failed again!
“How many thimes do I have to tell you guys, use a thurible not a smokey joe!”
“I don’t care what you think, exploding incense is NOT funny, guys! Do it again and you’re excommunicated!”
I can’t see the second candle on the Advent wreath lit with all this smoke! Can you?
“I told you that you burned the quiche!”
“OK, Holy Father, another minute or so and your pores should be wide open. Then we’ll exfoliate and work on those rings uner the eyes.”
I assume that is from the Easter Vigil Mass (the new fire), otherwise, when did they start using incense bowls in Saint Peter’s (like they do at our cathedral [grrrrrrrr! >:-( ]?
“Pillar of fire by night!
Pillar of smoke by day!
God is here to show us the way.
So, Marini, why don’t you go and take a long break?”
Sorry, guess my head’s in the clouds today.
Holy Father, smoke signals require the use of a blanket!!!
The Holy Father tests out the new Pray-to-Light Elijah Grill
The Holy Father witnesses the final test of the Beta version of the new heratic eradicator.
Don’t worry, Roman Sacristan. It’s part of the rite of dedication of a church – incense is burned atop the altar.
“…upstaged by the Holy Spirit.” — that sounds *just like* our Holy Father 🙂
The Holy Father doing a demonstration of Revelation 5: 8. (And when he had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each holding a harp, and with golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.)
Serves us right for trying to incorporate native american sweetgrass smoke rituals into the mass……
Does anyone else have the munchies?
As an aside, the smoke reminds me of the Shekinah. I guess the Prescence of God IS in the Pope…
I’d like to thank Cheech and Chong Church Supply for their generous donation of a Censer
Holy Father, that’s the third marshmallow of yours to fall off the stick. Let me have a try at it.
“Hey, where’d everybody go?”
“Do you smell something?”
HOLY SMOKES!!!! (literally)
Dude…Like, This popcorn is burnt…
Vicks Vapo-Rub is rumored to be the Holy Father’s preferred manner of dealing with a cold.