Monthly Archives: February 2014

  1. Children Make You Tired

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    February 25, 2014 by lucieromarin

    New mothers tend to say things to me along the lines of, “Motherhood’s hit me like a tonne of bricks,” …
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  2. A Catechumen’s Test – Have I Left Anything Out?

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    February 19, 2014 by lucieromarin

    So, a friend of mine is to be baptised in a couple of weeks, and I’m godmother! Naturally, I have …
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  3. Septuagesima…

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    February 17, 2014 by lucieromarin

    I’ve always liked Septuagesima Sunday, because ‘Septuagesima’ is long and sounds impressive, and, when I encountered it in a novel …
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  4. In Praise of Bland Clergymen

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    February 14, 2014 by lucieromarin

    You know the sort: he rarely smiles; his sermons, though largely inoffensive, are uninspiring recitals of points of catechism we …
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  5. Temporarily Occupied…

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    February 12, 2014 by lucieromarin

    …with an evening job! I’m pretending to be one of those poor women in Victorian novels who work all day …
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  6. What to Eat When You’re Not Expecting Anything

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    February 9, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Today, during the homily, we were cautioned against reading time-wasting blogs. Fortunately, we were not cautioned against writing them, so …
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  7. Physical Weariness versus Spiritual Weariness

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    February 5, 2014 by lucieromarin

    I know, I know – as I’ve experienced neither prolonged hospitalisation nor the dark night of the soul, I’m probably …
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