New Ministeroni

Ahoy There,   I be Phil Thomson, the second Ministeroni in arr Church. I be anchored in Auckland and available to officiate Pastafarian weddings anywhere the Kiwi flag flies! Most particularly I be the Ministeroni for the City of Sails. Nothin’ could be finer fer a young seadog!   When I not be sending signals … More New Ministeroni

Masculine gods? No!

Why does every religion assign masculine gender identity to its gods (except a few polytheist religions which also have feminine deities though fewer alongside the more powerful masculine ones)?  The Greek and Roman gods were reported to be having sexual relations with each other and with humans (and a few animals).  Excepting those, why does … More Masculine gods? No!

Put ‘Pastafarian’ on the Census!

Statistics New Zealand is now undertaking public consultation on refreshing the Standard Classification for Religious Affiliation to better reflect contemporary New Zealand society. You are invited to make comment recognising that Statistics New Zealand has already been considering the inclusion of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. The media release can be found here: http://www.stats.govt.nz/tools_and_services/media-centre/additional-releases/review-religious-affiln-standard.aspxMore Put ‘Pastafarian’ on the Census!

Wise Words

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do … More Wise Words

Stonehenge Aotearoa Weddings

The good folks at Stonehenge Aotearoa have made their fabulous site available for Pastafarian weddings. Stonehenge Aotearoa is located in Carterton, just an hour and a half drive north of Wellington. See our Marriage page for guidance on enjoying a Pastafarian nuptial day at this Southern Hemisphere delight. R’Amen!