Articles tagged: beer

Monks & Beer: 13 Paintings by Eduard von Grützner

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SPL Staff • August 16th, 2015

Listers, Eduard Theodor Ritter von Grützner (May 26, 1846 – April 2, 1925) was a German painter and professor of art especially noted for his genre paintings of monks. Grützner was, along with Carl Spitzweg and Franz von Defregger, one of Munich's leading genre painters in the second half of the... Read More →

Demons, Beer, & Breastfeeding - The Top 14 Catholic Lists of 2014

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SPL Staff • December 30th, 2014

Listers, thank you for another incredible year. The popular lists of 2014 are certainly diverse. Prayers for your workday, types of demonic activity, and sacred images of breastfeeding are all among this year's finalists. The following is the third annual "top" list in the history of St. Peter's... Read More →

Top 10 Most Popular Catholic Lists of 2013

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SPL Staff • January 8th, 2014

Listers, thank you for another wonderful year. SPL seeks to provide you with timeless lists that catalogue various aspects of the Catholic faith. The 2013 Top Ten List demonstrates the diversity of those aspects by listing everything from Trappist Ales to images of Mary breastfeeding. If you'd... Read More →

The 10 Authentic Trappist Monk Beers

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SPL Staff • December 20th, 2013

Logo of the International Trappist Association International Trappist Association & Standards In 1997, eight Trappist abbeys—six from Belgium (Orval, Chimay, Westvleteren, Rochefort, Westmalle and Achel), one from the Netherlands (Koningshoeven) and one from Germany (Mariawald) - founded... Read More →

Blessed Beer is the Best Beer: 10 Photos of Delicious Monk-Made Ale

Life & Leisure

SPL Staff • October 7th, 2013

Listers, bless O Lord this creature beer! The following photos are ones taken by our staff and one you've seen in on Facebook & Twitter. All of the featured beers below are official Trappist Ales made by monks and registered with the International Trappist Association. I would like a... Read More →

15 Catholic Memes from Catholic Gag

Life & Leisure

SPL Staff • July 9th, 2013

Listers, in his seminal Summa Theologica, our Angelic Doctor states the following on playful deeds and humor: Augustine says (Music. ii, 15): "I pray thee, spare thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work." Now this relaxation of the... Read More →

12 of the Best GK Chesterton Quotes

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SPL Staff • February 7th, 2013

Listers, whether the topic was angels or cheese the extraordinary mind of GK Chesterton always had a witticism to share. SPL has frequently commented on the British author and shared his quotes on Facebook and Twitter. The following quotes are the ones that have garnered the best response from... Read More →

Cigars Around a Lake of Beer: 6 Catholic Quotes

Life & Leisure

SPL Staff • April 11th, 2012

"The Good Life is the Catholic Life." The Catholic Church is like a thick steak, a glass of red wine, and a good cigar. G.K. Chesterton   In Catholicism, the pint, the pipe and the Cross can all fit together. GK Chesterton   From man's sweat and God's love, beer... Read More →

Pope Benedict XVI and Beer: 9 Photos to Brighten Your Day

Life & Leisure

SPL Staff • February 3rd, 2012

Listers, praise be to Jesus Christ Our Lord that we are not Puritans. Christ did not change wine into water, he change water into wine; and ever since then our Church has had a long and proud history of brewing and refining alcoholic beverages. The following are several photos featuring Cardinal... Read More →

2 Catholic Prayers for Blessing Beer

Life & Leisure Theology

SPL Staff • November 18th, 2011

Listers, in case you needed another reason to be Catholic, SPL presents a blessing for beer in both Latin and English. Rituale Romanum - Blessing of the Beer 1. Blessing of the Beer in Latin V. Adjutorium nostrum in nomine Domini. R. Qui fecit caelum et terram.V. Dominus vobiscum. R. Et cum... Read More →
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