Category Archives: Church

Bless me, Father, for I have sinned….

Last month saw the rollout of a curious new application for the iPhone: Confession: a Roman Catholic app. Sanctioned by the Catholic Church (it even has the nihil obstat, or “nothing stands in the way,” the Vatican’s official stamp of … Continue reading

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Merry, Merry, Happy, Happy!

Christmas is almost upon us, and because I was brought up in a strictly observant Catholic household, there’s been  some discussion among my siblings and parents about how we “kids” choose to celebrate the holiday now, as adults. I’m not … Continue reading

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Back to School

It’s that time again. Here, some parents insert the word already; others, finally. I guess I’m in the first camp. The summer seemed to go by so fast! (I say that every single year.) My parents used to tell me … Continue reading

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