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Last week I said “we celebrate our Lord’s adoration by the magi, his baptism and the wedding feast at Cana.” I’d been talking about Epiphany. So how come this Sunday is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord? It … Continue reading
This blog still has “Christmas 2019” and a photo of a snow-covered Marian garden in the sidebar. Some Americans take their Christmas decorations down promptly after December 25. Others do so directly after Epiphany. I’m an American, and I’ve still … Continue reading
“The Twelve Days of Christmas” seems like an anodyne to dissension and discord wreaking havoc in today’s world. Generations of carolers have sung the simple tale of lords, ladies, maids, pipers, drummers and birds. Lots of birds. But, like pretty … Continue reading
The American holiday and Christmas seasons overlap, with fuzzy terminuses. Termini. Beginnings and endings. For some, Christmas starts with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. That fine old American tradition has been joined by Cyber Monday. Oddly enough, I haven’t noticed … Continue reading