Category Archives: Holidays

If The Saints Wrote Conversation Hearts

*Originally posted January 2010.* What might Conversation Hearts look like if the saints wrote the slogans? St Therese of Lisiuex St Augustine St Lawrence St Thomas Aquinas St Benedict     St Lucy of Syracuse St Francis de Sales     … 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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My Thinking Has Evolved On Holy Days Of Obligation

Christ call us to be salt, light, and leaven. We’re to be active in the marketplace. There are as many ways to display those qualities as there are Catholics – God calls us into unity, but not uniformity. So we … Continue reading

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This Independence Day, Don't Forget That Our Country Sucks

That’s what Tony Magliano says at the National Catholic Distorter, in his June 25 piece “This July 4th, Don’t Ignore America’s Dark Underbelly”. The Fourth of July is the most patriotic of U.S. holidays. As the red, white and blue … Continue reading

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