In these early days of Lent, we can get to feeling pretty holy. The bloom is not yet off the rose. It’s the first week, and our souls are filled to the brim with a bracing combination of pious fervor and healthy humility.
But just how holy are you, really? Here’s a handy quiz to help you keep track of your spiritual state.
1. It’s Ash Wednesday Mass, and it’s so crowded with novelty-seekers that you and your kids can’t find a seat. Do you:
(a) Praise God that you may, all unknowing, be witness to the miracle as the Holy Spirit plants the seeds of faith in the hearts of your fallen-away brethren?
(b) Force yourself to smile and nod at all the strangers busily texting their friends...READ MORE