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To Mantilla or Not to Mantilla? That is the Question – Part 2

Over the weekend, I received a special gift.  I was given a chapel veil that belonged to a very dear member of our family who passed away ten years ago.  She was chosen to be my daughter’s Godmother because she … Continue reading

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Countercultural

cultural – of or relating to the ideas, customs and social behavior of a society counter – to speak or act in opposition to or in conflict with Funny, the word “counter-cultural” has come up for me three times this … Continue reading

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Latin Mass on the Northshore

Last Sunday, we visited a church in the nearby community of Lacombe, Louisiana.  My family has always enjoyed attending the Latin mass at St. Patrick’s on Camp Street in New Orleans.  Unfortunately it is an hour and fifteen minute drive … Continue reading

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The Veil

I find it quite interesting that next to scripture reflections and incorruptibles, my most read post is “To Mantilla or Not To Mantilla…That is the Question.”  Mantilla is the Spanish word for the lace veil that women used to wear … Continue reading

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To Mantilla or Not to Mantilla?…That is the Question!

I have noticed a slow resurgence of the mantilla/chapel veil in Catholic churches here in my city. I remember, as a young girl in the early 1970’s having to wear a small, round lace kerchief to mass on Sundays. At … Continue reading

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