Action Alert!

The Future, seen through bifocals

By Diogenes (articles - email) | May 07, 2008

Look at this picture-- no fair peeking at the web address-- and tell me what you see.

It's recreation time at the Old Folks' home, right?

Wrong! It's a scene from the closing liturgy at the West Coast conference of Call to Action. This, my friends, is the cutting edge of progressive Catholicism. These are Easter People, and when they make plans to celebrate the liturgy, they mean celebrate.

To do this properly, you'll need a Buddhist meditation to set the mood, and you'll need "larger-than-life puppets" that "call us to be larger than life in our work."

Ready for more? There's a video.

Here's my challenge to you: Watch the first couple of minutes (if you can last longer, your stomach is stronger than mine). Call a Catholic friend or neighbor, and describe in your own words what you have just seen. Now-- here's the tough part-- convince your friend that you haven't been drinking.

Richard Cross holds a doctorate in psychology, who has taught at the university level, including at Franciscan University. He is currently an educational researcher and consultant in the field of psychology and related disciplines.
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