Tag Archive | Catholicism

Lenten Sacrifice

Since I was a child, Lent has been about sacrifice. “What are you giving up for Lent?” Now the church is emphasizing “What are you Doing for Lent?” I would argue that there is room for both. It’s great to give up something for Lent that is a source of pleasure, whether it is drinking […]

VooDoo Catholicism

VooDoo Catholicism. I’m not a big fan of things like burying a statue of St Joseph when you are trying to sell a house. It seems disrespectful and superstitious. I’m not sure of the Church’s official position on this, but my take on it is that it’s fine to pray to St Joseph for intervention […]