The Ash Wednesday Idiot

By Peter Darcy | On Feb 13, 2018 | No Comments

On Ash Wednesday, the pastor of a large parish was getting ready to begin the Mass with the distribution of ashes to his parishioners but he found himself in a bind: his associate was away and none of the ministers who were commissioned to distribute ashes had shown up. As the church began to fill up he became desperate and…

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Five Infallible Ways to Keep the Devil at Bay

By Peter Darcy | On Feb 6, 2018 | No Comments

A pronounced feature of the countryside surrounding the beautiful city of Cali, Columbia is a set of three crosses perched atop the mountains to the east. But no one can recall who put them up there, or when. The locals call them simply “Las Tres Cruces” (the Three Crosses). They believe, somewhat superstitiously, that the crosses above the city help…