Category Archives: Slightly Pious

  1. On Turning Forty

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    July 18, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Single women raised in conservative communities dread their fortieth birthdays. (I don’t know if the same is true for men; …
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  2. She Gathers the Herbs for Battle

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    July 7, 2018 by lucieromarin

    I have arisen from the bronchitis-that-would-not-die to find that we’re just over a month off the Feast of the Assumption. …
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  3. Wounded Witches, Pro-Life Pagans

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    June 11, 2018 by lucieromarin

    When I turned fifteen, a Catholic adult gave me a book about how to summon demons. It was based on …
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  4. Why I Like Monks

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    March 22, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Yesterday, on the Feast of St Benedict, the slackest Benedictine in the world received the latest copy of In Coenaculo …
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  5. St Patrick – Not a Tipsy Leprechaun

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    March 16, 2018 by lucieromarin

    The Feast of St Patrick is not for binge-drinking and dancing jigs in silly hats. That’s because it’s not about …
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  6. Postscript about Heaven

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    March 13, 2018 by lucieromarin

    An impious opinionatrix remarked on the words in the previous post, “…but I do want to see him in Heaven.” …
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  7. Thread as a Primitive Magic

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    February 25, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Once, after a session of spiritual direction, I took my crochet hook and my yarn from my bag. “Do you …
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