Photo: The Most Charming Altar Boys Ever

It is time for a break from our usual philosophical and theological seriousness. Take a look at these little gentlemen. The kid with the thurible looks a little like my five year old.

Although I like to see black pants, black socks, and black shoes on altar boys, this photo reveals that white socks and informal shoes have been a perennial challenge for altar boys…but at least they aren’t wearing flip-flops!

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HT: Photo from the blog Traditional Catholicism.

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