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scary habit

Saturday, December 03, 2005

One Sister told us that little children used to run and hide when she appeared in her religious habit. Back in the old days too, they were made of wool. Imagine that: black wool in Texas heat. They were hot and difficult to maintain and they got stinky.

Um...I still think it'd be cool for congregations to have some sort of uniform, but definitely no black wool in muggy climates! Ugh.


AveMaria1 said...

Ahhhh but we must remember Christ's suffering for us on the cross.....

Really, I am not old school, but seriously, you are right. What's up with that?

You know, there are some orders out there that still practice flagellation. As if wooly habits weren't scary enough.