China continues to occupy headlines across the globe, but party officials within the Great Wall have taken little, if any, heed of international opinion. Media reports vary from anxious predictions of China’s economic rise to […]
Folks, I can’t do a live-streamed Mass today. I wouldn’t inflict it on you. Something is deeply wrong with the muscles in my upper back ever since the afternoon of Christmas Day. Yesterday, I got through Mass. Today… well… I’ll … Continue reading →
Photo by Bree Dail.
Vatican City, Dec 27, 2020 / 04:16 am (CNA).- Pope Francis announced Sunday a special year dedicated to the family, marking the fifth anniversary of the publication of his apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia. In his […]
After some of my recent philological excursions, learned readers pointed out to me that languages evolve and change. Indeed; I believe one of my pieces admitted that “correct pronunciations” are simply what the makers of Dictionaries recorded at particular times. I might have gone on to say that, if we were to take seriously the Latin origins of some of the words I dealt with, we might be
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, “Christ Healing the Paralytic at the Pool of Bethesda,” c. 1668
As the song says, “I’ll be home for Christmas….”
Here’s a 74-second video I enjoyed this Sunday morning. Maybe you will, too…..
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