Really? No, I don’t think so. I am an “old Catholic girl”, and I never heard of that nonsense about patent leather shoes until about 20 years ago. Some people just love to ridicule the clergy and the religious of the Catholic Church.
Sweathearts, where you been all my life? I’m just one of those guys who drove the Nuns and Brothers crazy in high school. I even took a course in Home Economics. On the girl’s side of the building!