Category Archives: Feast Days

The Solemnity of the Perpetual Transferal of the Ascension

It wouldn’t hurt to go to Mass today, even if you don’t “have” to. How and when did this transferal in the US take place? Glad you asked. Here’s what the USCCB website says about it, in part: In accord … Continue reading

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Top 10 Rejected Catholic Feast Days

The Catholic Church loves to party. I mean, take a look at all the feasts we celebrate! They range from solemnities, to memorials, to optional feast days. We have parades and processions, May crownings and Masses. There are quite a … Continue reading

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Things Not Said by St. Lawrence

Today is the feast day of St Lawrence, my patron saint. I love this guy. Tradition has it, that as he was being martyred, he told his persecutors “Now you may turn me over, my body is roasted enough on … Continue reading

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Flannery O’Connor on The Eucharist

Seems apropos on the Feast of Corpus Christi. “Well, toward morning the conversation turned on the Eucharist, which I, being the Catholic, was obviously supposed to defend. [Mary McCarthy] said when she was a child and received the Host, she … Continue reading

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