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The Twelve Days of Christmas

The song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is an English Christmas carol. Around 1558 until 1829, Roman Catholics in England were not permitted to practice their faith openly. Someone during that era wrote this carol as a catechism song for young Catholics. It has two levels of meaning: the surface meaning plus a hidden meaning […]

Oranges – A Poem for my Sister Madeline…

                         Oranges      A Poem for Madeline, my Loving Sister ORANGES are sticky-sweet and oh so bright. I think that God to make them plucked the sun From off the sky so blue and at sunset’s light Did squeeze and shake until the deed was done, Until He juiced that luminary orb And sprinkled droplets over earth […]

Merry Christmas

A letter to ALL: Dear Reader, God, He is ineffable, inconceivable, invisible and incomprehensible. Through-out our prayer, in the pew or in our room, we should reflect on God being truly indescribable and unspeakable, unable to be thought of, unable to be seen and unable for a human to completely take in or comprehend the […]

Come Lord Jesus, Come!

The Prophecy of Micah (Micah 5:2-4) “[2] AND THOU, BETHLEHEM Ephrata, art a little one among the thousands of Juda: out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be the ruler in Israel: and his going forth is from the beginning, from the days of eternity. [3] Therefore will he give them up even till the […]

Joesph: A poem by GK Chesterton

If the stars fell; night’s nameless dreams Of bliss and blasphemy came true, If skies were green and snow were gold, And you loved me as I love you; O long light hands and curled brown hair, And eyes where sits a naked soul; Dare I even then draw near and burn My fingers in […]

Christmas Facts

20 Christmas Traditions & Facts The Christmas tree was not originally a Christmas Tradition. It was first an ancient practice where people brought evergreens into their home, during the Winter Solstice, as part of celebrating the future ‘greening’ of plants in the Spring. The first person to put lights on a Christmas Tree was most likely […]

Christmas Presents to Bestow

Last night the Catholic Gentlemen posted on his blog a guide to buying Christmas gifts for that Catholic Gentleman in your life.  In light of this I think I would like to add some items to the list. I have divided my list into some categories: Weaponry/Utility, Clothing, Books and Luxury. If you have suggestions, just send […]