Tag Archives: Death

Tomb of Mary

All history and theology and whatever else aside, I find the veneration of the Blessed Mother’s tomb to be one of the delightful ironies of Catholicism given the emphasis some circles place on the absence of her bodily remains. Perhaps … Continue reading

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The Good Thing About Confession

One of the very good things about the Sacrament of Reconciliation is that it really does not matter what the priest hearing one’s confession happens to think. I am scheduled to have surgery on Thursday. The chance of death is … Continue reading

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