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“The race is not for the swift nor the battle for the strong”

The original script is found in the Bible but originally written in Hebrew. “I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, not the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but… Continue Reading »

The Ursuline Ghost

(trigger warning: talk of self-harm)   INFORMANT: Do you remember the ghost story about the nun that haunts Ursuline?   ME: Yes I do, but go ahead and tell me about it.   INFORMANT: Okay so in the entryway of the highschool Ursuline, they have an old picture of a class where you can actually… Continue Reading »

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph — Prayer for Good Luck

Text The following piece was collected from a seventy-three year-old woman from Vail, Colorado. She is Irish Catholic. She will hereafter be referred to as the “Informant” and I the “Collector”. Informant: “Oh, whenever my family needs a bit of luck, or we think someone else could use it, all you have to say is… Continue Reading »

Mexican Novenario

The majority of Mexico follows the Catholic religion, and in doing so, the rosary is an integral part of every day life, bringing about the goodness that only Divinity is able to bring. When someone feels that their death is near, family members and friends go to their home every day and say the rosary,… Continue Reading »