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  • What is covfefe?

    01 June 2017

    What is covfefe? “ Who can figure out the true meaning of ‘covfefe’ ??? Enjoy! ” Someone already bought # Covfefe .com. Probably the Russians. "Not only is covfefe a word, it's the greatest word ever uttered." Zach Ask your doctor if Covfefe is right...

  • St Camillus de Lellis

    18 July 2017

    St Camillus de Lellis Humanly speaking, Camillus was not a likely candidate for sainthood. His mother died when he was a child, his father neglected him, and he grew up with an excessive love for gambling. At 17, he was afflicted with a disease of his...

  • A flower does not compete, it just blooms

    03 June 2017

    Success and happiness are not limited resources. Success and happiness come in abundance. Another person's success and happiness does not limit your ability to achieve success and happiness. Another person's will to do what is best for everyone does not...

  • Blessed Angeline of Marsciano

    04 June 2017

    Blessed Angeline of Marsciano Blessed Angeline founded the first community of Franciscan women other than Poor Clares to receive papal approval. Angeline was born to the Duke of Marsciano near Orvieto. She was 12 when her mother died. Three years later,...

  • De pontificibus et sanctis Ecclesiae Eboracensis.

    04 June 2017

    De pontificibus et sanctis Ecclesiae Eboracensis . The earlier visions of purgatory and paradise are distin- guished from those which followed by the simplicity of their details. The first, is alluded to by Bede, and must have been extremely popular amongst...

  • George II as a puppet of Hanover

    08 June 2017

    If there is a popular image of George II, it derives from the Whig historians of the 19th century, who established him as the counterpoint to their chief subject of 18th-century interest, his grandson and successor, George III. Claims that George III...

  • Franz Jaegerstaetter

    07 June 2017

    Franz Jaegerstaetter Called to serve his country as a Nazi solider, Franz eventually refused, and this husband and father of three daughters–Rosalie, Marie and Aloisia–was executed because of it. Born in St. Radegund in Upper Austria, Franz lost his father...

  • The Norman Times: 11

    08 June 2017

    The Norman Times: Robin Hood and his Merry Men are said to have lived in Sherwood Forest. They were outlaws who had run away from their Norman lords. Robin Hood was a popular hero, for he robbed the rich to help the poor. There were also many bands of...

  • Saint Ephrem

    09 June 2017

    Saint Ephrem Poet, teacher, orator, and defender of the faith, Ephrem is the only Syrian recognized as a doctor of the Church. He took upon himself the special task of opposing the many false doctrines rampant at his time, always remaining a true and...

  • Turmeric

    08 June 2017

    Like ginger, turmeric, the unassuming root with color so vibrant you suddenly have an urge to hand-dye fabric, is said to be one of the world's healthiest foods—the bright orange-yellow equivalent of putting your insides through a car wash. An essential,...

  • St Albert Chmielowski

    14 June 2017

    St Albert Chmielowski Born in Igolomia near Kraków as the eldest of four children in a wealthy family, he was christened Adam. During the 1864 revolt against Czar Alexander III, Adam’s wounds forced the amputation of his left leg. His great talent for...

  • Americans in Scotland

    25 July 2017

    Americans in New York So many of those from New York State are taking advantage to fly cheaply with the Norwegian airlines. Instead of going into the New York city that can just pop along to their local airport and fly direct to Edinburgh. Wonderful world...

  • Der Kuchen

    16 June 2017

    Der Kuchen Auf dem Tisch steht ein Kuchen Die Mutter sagt den Kindern: ,,Esst den Kuchen nach der Schule." Die Kinder kommen nach Hause. Der Kuchen steht auf dem Tisch. Auf dem Schrank sitzt die Katze Murka. Mascha sagt: ,,Das ist mein Kuchen! Ich esse...

  • St. Justin Martyr

    17 June 2017

    St. Justin Martyr Justin never ended his quest for religious truth even when he converted to Christianity after years of studying various pagan philosophies. As a young man, he was principally attracted to the school of Plato. However, he found that the...

  • St. Romuald

    19 June 2017

    St. Romuald In the midst of a wasted youth, Romuald watched his father kill a relative in a duel over property. In horror he fled to a monastery near Ravenna. After three years, some of the monks found him to be uncomfortably holy and eased him out. Romuald...

  • Pennsylvania - The mountain laurel

    19 June 2017

    The Mountain laurel Pennsylvania has the flower with the mountain laurel along with Connecticut. It is a flower that is native to this area and holds an interest with both the native Indians as also to the settlers. Beyond its visiible prettiness is the...

  • Celia's Walk by Malcolm Wakeman

    19 June 2017

    Celia' s Walk Celia led the walk today through orchards dappled lightPast Chantry School where ancient stones reveal the Silurian fault" It wasn't my fault miss ""Class dismissed "If only it were that easy, absolution of all sin, leaving still a chance...

  • Summer

    22 June 2017

    Summer In the marsh land the redshanks that were nesting in April and May have, by June, hatched their chicks. Redshanks lay large eggs, and when the chick's hatch they are able to run and help after themselves. With their long bills, like their parents...

  • St. John Fisher

    23 June 2017

    St. John Fisher John Fisher is usually associated with Erasmus, Thomas More, and other Renaissance humanists. His life therefore, did not have the external simplicity found in the lives of some saints. Rather, he was a man of learning, associated with...

  • Danger

    24 June 2017

    Danger to the redshanks When any danger threatens redshank chicks, the mother redshank will give a warning call - a plaintive pipping, "tu-tu-ee" - as she takes wing. The young birds crouch down and "freeze" at her command. They stay absolutely still...

  • Glasgow home of experimental music

    23 June 2017

    Glasgow : Scotland : is the place of music Home of the the Musicians that love to experiment has been priced out of so many places. Musicians, young, trendy, adventerous that used to buzz along with other creatives are being priced out of those traditional...

  • The medieval rose

    09 July 2017

    Roses where a part of the medieval pleasure gardens and used as a Christian symbol of Jesus and his suffering. A couple of roses can be traced back to the Middle Ages like the Rosa gallica var. officinalis also known as the Apothecary's rose. Presumably...

  • Das britische Einwanderungsgesetz.

    27 June 2017

    EU-Bürger, die in Großbritannien leben, müssen sich einem Sonder-ID-Register anschließen EU-Bürger, die in Großbritannien ansässig sind, müssen im Rahmen des neuen Regimes erneut auf "besiedelten Status" angewiesen sein EU-Staatsangehörige würden ihre...

  • Cleanliness in coffee-shops

    28 June 2017

    Cleanliness in coffee-shops Whenever we eat out at restaurants and drink in cafes we should consider that so often our health is in danger. In Starbucks and Caffe Nero, this week coffee was tested and three out of 10 where found to contain the bacteria...

  • The Entombment: Michelangelo: National Gallery

    28 June 2017

    The Entombment This was a painting that had been bought by a Scotsman whilst living in Rome. He donated it to the National Galllery, London where we all can enjoy it. Although, it was not finished, it is a masterpiece which gave us so much to question...