Category Archives: Saints

  1. Found! The Beata with the Most Miserable Origins Imaginable, Who Still Ended Up Incorrupt

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    November 5, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Okay, so you know how it’s possible to feel hard-done-by when you look back on your youth and think about …
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  2. Finding it Hard to Love Her

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    August 29, 2014 by lucieromarin

    In my (vast) experience, when conservative Catholics admit to difficulties with Marian devotion, the difficulties aren’t intellectual, but emotional. That …
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  3. Hail to the Mother

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    August 15, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Happy Feast! Between today and the Feast of the Immaculate Heart I’m going to write a lot about Our Lady. …
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  4. Saturday: Saints, Styling, Shopping

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    July 26, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Today being the Feast of St Ann, we all made the obvious meditation (or listened to it in a sermon). …
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  5. God’s Chosen Outsiders

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    July 21, 2014 by lucieromarin

    A single misunderstanding of mystical phenomena (or alleged mystical phenomena) manifests itself in one of two ways. The first is …
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  6. In Thanksgiving for Converts

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    July 13, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Every cradle Catholic loves a conversion story, because conversion stories contain all the best elements of adventure and romance. There’s …
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  7. The Difference Between…

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    June 10, 2014 by lucieromarin

    1. Hijab and mantilla. Muslim women cover in the presence of men, and may uncover in the absence of men. …
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