Tag: Catholic

Masses Suspended throughout the Diocese Of Orange

Bishop Kevin Vann has announced that all masses – including daily and Sunday – will be temporarily suspended. All Catholics are “dispensed from the obligation of attending mass.” So us Catholic folks won’t be incurring sin for failure to attend. I’m pretty sure that all other forms of sin are still in full force and …

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Fish and Fasting: the life of a Catholic during Lent

Well, tomorrow is Ash Wednesday.  Per the ol’ Code of Canon Law, all us Catholics who are between 18 and 59 are supposed to fast and participate in abstinence from meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all the Fridays throughout Lent.  Fasting is an interesting thing; to me, fasting would seem to mean the …

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Hooray for Lent!

Okay, I admit it. It’s a guilty pleasure, but I really enjoy Lent for a silly reason: McDonald’s puts their Filet-O-Fish on sale. Depending on which market you’re in, you can find the sandwich for .99, 2 for 2.00, 2 for $2.22, or Buy One Get One Free. Sometimes it’s every day, sometimes it’s only …

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