"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

Friday, September 12, 2014

I love this story: Best Mates get married in New Zealand.

The newly weds: Messrs Travis McIntosh and Matt McCormick
They're bears too!

And I say, "Why not?"*  

Narrow minded, bigoted, LGBTQ activists have condemned the marriage.  I know!

Travis McIntosh and Matt McCormick wrote their wedding vows yesterday, brimming with"nervous excitement" about their big day. 
The Dunedin men will marry tomorrow (today), but their move has horrified gay groups. 
The pair are heterosexual best mates. 
Engineering student Mr McIntosh, 23, and teacher Mr McCormick, 24, will tie the knot to win a The Edge radio station competition and a trip to the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England. 
Mr McCormick said from Auckland yesterday opposition to the wedding was understandable but the pair never intended to offend anyone. 
"We are not here to insult anyone. We are here to do our own thing and travel our own path." Mr McIntosh said the wedding was not mocking the institution of marriage.
The pair said their wedding vows would touch on their friendship and recall their time playing rugby together at King's High School in Dunedin. 
Mr McCormick, a teacher at Musselburgh School, said the friendship began after the two met at Pirates Rugby Club in Dunedin when he was aged 6. 
His family, like Mr McIntosh's, was excited about the wedding.
"They're backing us 100 per cent," Mr McCormick said. - Source

Their parents must be so proud.  I'm thinking it will be a Josephite marriage, which is quite edifying.

Gay groups claim the pair are trivializing marriage ... actually making a mockery of it.

Imagine that.

I wonder if they'd be available for St. Patrick's Day?

*Just kidding - kinda - I'm against same sex marriage. 

H/T Ray and Joel


  1. I saw this yesterday and thought, "Why not?"

    They were just married today. They expect their marriage to last at least two years.

    Gay rights groups have condemned the union, saying it trivialises what they fought for.

    You just can't make this cr*p up.

    I hope they win the contest...

    Why are homosexuals always so angry? You'd think they would uphold the rights of these two best mates. Oh, wait - only they have "rights" worth fighting for.


    1. Bravo! Terry, I had to chuckle when you wrote, "They're bears too!" At least they will not suffer the cold of winter, eh?

      Too amusing for words. ^^

  2. So same-sex marriage really is about normalizing sodomy then, isn't it? It certainly appears to be.

    1. It may be that, but what I believe is most significant is that this story demonstrates the complete degradation of marriage, if not the destruction. The irony is best told by gay groups claiming this 'stunt' trivializes marriage. After the erosion of marriage caused by contraception and divorce on demand, legalized same sex marriage opened the flood gates. .

  3. They already look like gay twins..I actually thought they were a gay couple.

    The radio station should have made a clause where the marriage is consumated....(I have no idea how they would prove that but I can think of it as an hilarious Three's Company scene where Jack gets his foot stuck in a mousetrap..."Ahhh, I didn't think it would hurt so bad..." ..... "Oh quit complaining..and quit moving around it makes it worse!" ...."But I think its stuck in there!!!" ..."Well its too big to get it out easy." ......"Here let me get the Vaseline and it will be easier." while Mr. Roper pops his eyes in the doorway!

    Man do I hate Adam Sandler...especially in that movie where he is the executive producer and he makes the hot young girl fall in love with his middle aged flabby self.

  4. Gays take the piss out of marriage = wonderful, marvellous, liberating, progressive, etc.

    Two straight men take the piss out of gay marriage = shocking, upsetting, horrifying, etc.

    Got that?

  5. After the day I had today this little gem made me LOL! Thanks for posting!!!!

    1. The story really cracked me up - the one guy when asked how long he thought it would last answered, "2 years"! That totally cracked me up.

      They remind me of that old Mother's Day video of two brothers trying to make the perfect video for their mom and they end up fighting. It's such a guy thing. LOL!

    2. I LOVE that video - I post it to my facebook page every Mother's Day. Those kids are exactly like mine lol!

  6. Sad, but funny. Yes, marriage has indeed been trivialized when people get married to win tickets to a sporting even.

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