Category Archives: Slightly Pious

  1. Spiritual Fatherhood…??

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    May 14, 2013 by lucieromarin

    At last Sunday’s Mass, a friend of mine experienced the following during the Prayers of the Faithful: “Let us pray …
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  2. Brooding – a Postscript with Mutants

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    April 13, 2013 by lucieromarin

    So, having established that the essence of brooding is not just the sitting upon something for a long time, but …
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  3. Brooding – Best Left for Hens

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    April 11, 2013 by lucieromarin

    So, yesterday I took up my current pious reading (yes, I do read holy stuff!) and opened it upon a …
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  4. Perspective

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    March 27, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Every year, I find these lines helpful: Laetare Sunday: “…for the children of the desolate woman are more numerous than …
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  5. Belated Rhapsody – St Joseph

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    March 21, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Well, true to form, within a day of posting a list of other people’s unhelpful questions and comments, I’d remembered …
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  6. The Challenge: Reasons Four and Five

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    February 22, 2013 by lucieromarin

    A break from bullying! So – I’ve set myself the challenge of coming up with ten reasons to be grateful …
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  7. The Feast of the Holy Family

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    January 13, 2013 by lucieromarin

    If there’s one thing that singing in a liturgical choir has taught me, it’s that every joker in the pew …
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  8. Maybe We Can Help

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    December 17, 2012 by lucieromarin

    As I’ve never experienced anything remotely approximating Connecticut-magnitude grief, I’m reluctant to comment on it. At the same time, it …
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  9. Unchosen States of Life – the Silver Queens

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    December 9, 2012 by lucieromarin

    Second place in the search for the top three Saints Who Became Happy and Holy in Vocations They Never Wanted …
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  10. In Which I Try to Pray for My Enemies

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    November 16, 2012 by lucieromarin

    Today is the Feast of a saint much-loved by one of my least favourite people in the whole wide world, …
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