Category Archives: Slightly Pious

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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