Anne Rice Quits Christianity

Anne Rice, famous author of vampire stores and even a few on Jesus, evidently posted the following on her Facebook page

“In the name of Christ, I quit Christianity and being Christian” saying that she regarded Christians as “quarrelsome, hostile, disputatious, and deservedly infamous.” Rice also added she refuses to be “anti-gay, anti-feminist and anti-Democrat.”

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Lenten Penance

So I just finalized my list of penance items for Lent.  Pray for me that I can accomplish them and grow from them.

1. 1 hour of TV per week 2. No Coke (all pop) 3. Coffee only 1 day per week 4. No reading news articles on my Blackberry (this could be the

Penance First, Communion Second

Fr. William Casey discusses our need for Penance before we receive the Body & Blood of Christ in the Eucharist.