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February 17, 2010

Remember, man, that thou art mud, and to mud thou shalt return

Here's a humorous visual for your Ash-Wednesday start of Lent. Yes, today is a day of serious introspection and prayerful contemplation. So, think of this video as a reminder of how often we fail.

Pat's Top 10 Least Popular Medieval Penances

Just in time for Lent! Take your pick:

Patrick Madrid's Top 10 Least Popular Medieval Penances —

10. Standing barefoot in the snow for hours

9. Skunk hair shirts

8. Scrubbing castle walls with toothbrush

7. Memorizing the Summa Theologiae

6. Chewing tinfoil

5. Delivering papal condemnations to Martin Luther

4. Hand copying the entire Bible

3. Wasp licking

2. Anything involving anthills

1. The "thorn paddle"