Guest blogger Mantilla Amontillado is the founder of Veritas Vestments. She holds a degree in Ecclesiastical Haberdashery from Salamanca University. She has done the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella three times on horseback and is engaged to the famous matador, Senor Augusto Torquemada.

Listen to me for a minute hon. I am coming back from United States where I have been visiting this big fashionista show for church peoples. Many beautiful vestments and I am taking many orders for our birettas which is a good sign, but hon you wouldn’t believe what the modern American Catholic churches are like! Madre de Dios! I am driving down this road in America looking for the Catholic Church and it look like all the other buildings, maybe it a shopping mall, or maybe a dentist office or maybe a restaurant. You can’t tell. All the building. They look alike. Driving down the road in America is like maybe visiting Disneyland. Everything made out of plaster and plastic you know what i mean hon?

So it’s the same in their Catholic Churches which are new ones. Read more.