George Weigel talks about the secular liturgy of the Olympics in The Liturgy of the World State.
Meanwhile, Fr. George Rutler reminds us that "Stupid Catholics" do the Devil's work in Post-Comfortable Christianity and the Election of 2012.
And Tom Hoopes reflects on the London 2012 Opening Ceremony in Top 10 Things Britain Said About Itself in Its Opening Ceremony. Here's a sample"
10. Opening scenes: The British people see themselves as having gone from being Hobbits to being Orcs.