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Spiritual Life

May 13, 2008

Ember Days

Former (traditional) penitential observances known as "Ember Days" can be found on many traditional Catholic calendars, though sadly not on many diocesan ones. What are the "Ember Days"? They are/were for the special…
May 13, 2008

Friday Abstinence

Did you know? The abolition of Friday abstinence is a common misapprehension. Friday abstinence was not abolished; rather, the faithful (U.S.A.) now have a choice either to abstain from meat or perform some…
May 22, 2008

Remember man…

...that thou art dust and unto dust thou shalt return. Since his reminder that we are all mortal Sen. Ted Kennedy has a lot soul searching to do (examination of conscience). Of particular…