Sunday, January 1, 2012

"Captain Catholic" - No Kidding

Are you fed up with greed, arrogance, injustice, bigotry, hatred, and violence? You're not the only one. Check out the intro video:Spreading love, hope, and the Catholic way! Saving the world through Captain Catholic coffee cups, T shirts and neckties?

That merchandise really exists: and the proceeds to Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Captain Catholic makes videos, too. I hope they've got the same thoroughly tongue-in-cheek approach as the intro video.

Folks who live the 'gloominess is next to Godliness' philosophy will not like this video. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

A tip of the hat to MatthewWarner, on Twitter, for the heads-up on this video.

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Brigid said...

Missing an end quote: ""Captain Catholic Productions"

Extra letter: "Captain Catholic makes videows, too."

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Brian Gill said...


Actually, there was an 'extra' quote there. Captain Catholic Productions is the name of the company, not a title.


And "videows?" Would that be videos that are so bad, it hurts to watch them??


Captain Catholic said...

Brian, I can't thank you enough for writing about 'CAPTAIN CATHOLIC' Productions on your blog!! This is a huge help for me, as I'm sure it will increase views this week. This means a lot, thanks again!! Also, you have a fantastic blog here! I especially like the 'Why I became a Catholic' page, great story! Thanks again and Merry Christmas!

Brian Gill said...

Captain Catholic,

My pleasure! And thanks for the good words. Also for producing those videos. And a Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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