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What If Purgatory is a Real Place?

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series From Now On a Catholic, Always a Protestant

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series From Now On a Catholic, Always a Protestant “And now, let us say our customary prayers for the repose of their soul,” my priest gestured to us, and took a position of prayer. Kneelers unfolded and out came the Hail Marys. Wait. I thought Mass

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Bless Me Father, For I Have Sinned: the day a Protestant found herself in a confessional box

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series From Now On a Catholic, Always a Protestant

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series From Now On a Catholic, Always a ProtestantI was browsing a store, on a mission to find some comfortable shoes for my swollen feet, my pregnant belly leading the way through the aisles. I absently looked through the selection of flip flops, but decided against

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The First Time I Drank the Blood

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series From Now On a Catholic, Always a Protestant

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series From Now On a Catholic, Always a Protestant I watched the people form lines, and I stayed seated as those around me stepped into formation. I didn’t know much about what was happening on that alter, but I knew enough to know not to join

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