Oh You Catholics, With Your Lent and Your Cakes and Your Little Baby Jesus-es on Them

NPR has a right fascinating essay on the tradition of placing a baby Jesus on a cake.  No, friends, you can’t make that kind of stuff up.  Only our Catholic friends could.

This can only mean one thing- that pseudo-spiritual season called Lent must be approaching- that time when folk who abstain from chocolate are magically transformed into spiritual people…

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3 thoughts on “Oh You Catholics, With Your Lent and Your Cakes and Your Little Baby Jesus-es on Them

  1. My Last Mardi Gras – Targuman 21 Feb 2012 at 7:08 am

    […] today I will share why my friend Jim West is wrong about Lent (and why King Cakes are so yummy).   Share […]

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    • Jim 21 Feb 2012 at 7:10 am

      oh i’m not wrong… 😉

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  2. […] good friend Jim West has offered a couple of comments regarding Lent that he suggests are in jest and are clearly labeled as “mockery” but I […]

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