This may come as a surprise to those of you not living in Las Vegas, but there are more Catholic churches than casinos.
Not surprisingly, some worshipers at Sunday services will give casino chips rather than cash when the basket is passed.
Since they get chips from many different casinos, the churches have devised a method to collect the offerings.
The churches send all their collected chips to a nearby Franciscan monastery for sorting and then the chips are taken to the casinos of origin and cashed in.
This is done by the chip monks.
Tea is a religion of the art of life. - Okakura Kakuzo
Religion is the opiate of the masses. - Karl Marx
That Meathead calls me a religious phonetic. - Archie Bunker
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds. - Edmund Burke
In the cookie of life, friends are chocolate chips. - Salman Rushdie
The atheist religion don't believe in the bible. - Archie Bunker
A chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up. - Brigham Young
I'm an Irish Catholic and I have a long iceberg of guilt. - Edna O'Brien
I like the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas more than the actual one. - David LaChapelle
For the man who prays in his heart, the whole world is a church. - Sylvain of Athos
Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition. - Alan Turing
He's a well-balanced individual - he has a chip on each shoulder. - Unknown
I had an Irish Catholic education. Horrible nuns, vindictive and cruel. - John Lydon
My religious background is that my mother is a Christian Dior Scientist. - Robin Williams
I come from an Irish Catholic family, and hell-raising is part of the DNA. - Brian Dennehy
Italy is the home of art and swindling; home of religion and moral rottenness. - Mark Twain
In this religious order has flourished and is revitalized the order of Knighthood. - Knights Templar
To be religious is to have a life that flows with the presence of the extraordinary. - Ann Belford Ulanov
I'm a Catholic deer hunter. I am happy to be clinging to my guns and my religion. - Paul Ryan
I built my church on Easter services, Christmas Eve services, and Norman Vincent Peale. - Robert H. Schuller
I am who I am: an Irish Catholic kid, working class from Long Island. And I made it big. - Bill O'Reilly
The church is close, but the road is icey. The tavern is far, but I will walk carefully. - Russian Proverb
The best way to knock the chip off your neighbor's shoulder is to pat him on the back. - Unknown
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction. - Blaise Pascal
Are you saying that the Rebel Alliance were religious terrorists and Yoda was a benefit cheat? - Dave Turner
Let's just say, I'm Irish. I grew up in the 1950s. Religion had a very tight iron fist. - Liam Neeson
I am the indoctrinated child of two lapsed Irish Catholics. Which is to say: I am not religious. - Meghan O'Rourke
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. Whenever you enter into it take with you your all. - Kahlil Gibran
If I were ever prosecuted for my religion, I truly hope there would be enough evidence to convict me. - John Wooden
I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls in to line. - Lucille Ball
The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum. - Havelock Ellis
The Muslim world is threatened by religious fanaticism. The Western world is threatened by secular fanaticism. - Dennis Prager
I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may. - Leonard Nimoy
In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents: become a priest or attend Notre Dame. - Phil Donahue
You must mind and not lower the Church in people's eyes by seeming to be frightened about it for such a little thing. - George Eliot
People are so shocked when they find... out I am Protestant. I am Presbyterian. And I go to church, and I love God, and I love my church. - Donald Trump
Every sort of energy and endurance, of courage and capacity for handling life's evils, is set free in those who have religious faith. - William James
If you're wanting something salty, do air-popped popcorn. That, to me, would be a healthier choice than having any kind of fried chip. - Bob Harper
I ain't got no respect for no religion where the head guy claims he can't make no mistakes. Like he's, waddya call, inflammable. - Archie Bunker
We are in a problem, and the problem is we are in a terrible sector... Las Vegas is overbuilt and doing badly, and we get pulled down by that. - Donald Trump
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