Australia 1, NZ 0

HeAussie and Kiwi cautioned that MacKillop’s imminent canonisation should not descend into national triumphalism. ”You don’t say ra-ra … Australia beat New Zealand one-nil.”

Furthermore, God saw fit
to give us such feminine and
pliantly Godly women as
St. Mary MacKillop. So no,
one doesn’t have to say it.
It’s quite obvious Who favors us
over those Godless and,
shall we say, uniformly manly Kiwis.


Mary Valle lives in Baltimore and is the author of Cancer Doesn't Give a Shit About Your Stupid Attitude: Reflections on Cancer and Catholicism. She blogs on KtB as The Communicant. For more Mary, check out her blog or follow her on Twitter.