“A very devout and holy Catholic woman once told me, “We Catholics…we seem so weird to those who don’t get it.”
“Admittedly, I was taken aback by her comment. But she made me think.
“We Catholics can certainly seem a bit weird. Especially a person bases their opinions on what they think we believe rather than what we actually believe. Unfortunately, this happens all the time.
“For example, let’s look at two Catholic traditions that if misunderstood, might seem “weird”.
“On Shrove Tuesday, Catholics tend to pig out. But, why do we Catholics do this?
“Lent is 40 days.”
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