Category Archives: Priests

  1. The Good Bishop and the Determined Little Girl

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    June 6, 2014 by lucieromarin

    I just read this in the biography of St John Neumann, and had to share it: A charming story is …
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  2. Oils, Books, Treasure

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    May 17, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Well, despite my clarion call to women to resist the temptation to fret about beauty, I found myself this morning …
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  3. Rhapsody Rhapsody

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    April 24, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Roadkill of the world! I’ve written elsewhere about the bizarre habit of telling single people that they ought not to …
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  4. “We Have to Remain Faithful”

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    March 15, 2014 by lucieromarin

    You’ll hear this from the pulpit, sometimes: “When scandal occurs or others fall, we have to remain faithful,” or, “Even …
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  5. 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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  6. On Clerical Roadkill

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    January 2, 2014 by lucieromarin

    I’ve just realised that I know (or know of) five priests who have left active ministry – of whom two …
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  7. Saints – Available for Relationships Other than Marriage

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    October 19, 2013 by lucieromarin

    The wrong kind of interminable vocation-discussion can have an unintended side effect; it can reduce┬ápersons of the opposite sex to …
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