Tag Archives: Mary

Is Friday the 13th a Bad Day?

Happy Friday the 13th, paraskevidekatriaphobes! I’m just stopping off at the blog to type up a quick post on an interesting subject. Why is this day considered unlucky? Like many elements of folklore and superstition, it’s hard to trace; but the … Continue reading

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The “Unnecessary” Miracle

On the third day there was a marriage at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; Jesus also was invited to the marriage, with his disciples. When the wine failed, the mother of Jesus said to him, … Continue reading

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Happy Θεοτόκος Day!

I hope everyone is enjoying the Feast of Mary, Mother of God! Or, as non-Catholics call it, “New Calendar in the Kitchen Day.” The new year is an arbitrary kind of holiday. It doesn’t commemorate anything other than someone deciding that … Continue reading

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The Nastiness of the Obligatory, Pre-Mass Rosary, and Other Problems

My parish (which shall remain nameless. So no comments with names, any of you who know me well enough to know where I go to Mass.  Yes, this means you) has some funky habits. Like the Children’s Bulletins. Or the … Continue reading

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