Tag Archives: gluttony

Book Review: The Seven Deadly Sins

You may have heard of the Seven Deadly Sins, but it’s a fair guess that if you were catechized anytime after 1971 you can’t name them, must less describe them — or recognize how they apply to your life. That’s … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Humility

I’d been cruising along pretty well on my full Lenten fast.  Just a bit less than 2 full meals a day, no snacks, no sweets, except for Sundays and the Feast of St. Joseph on March 19.  I’m one of … Continue reading

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Halloween Can Spell Disaster for Those Trying to Lose Weight

For Catholics, those fun-sized chocolates handed out during Halloween can spell both a diet disaster that marks the beginning of months of uncontrolled eating and the opportunity to practice a small mortification. Uncontrolled eating is a mortal sin — gluttony.  … Continue reading

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