Monthly Archives: January 2014

Candlemas

  Happy Candlemas, everybody, it’s February 2nd, the candle-mass. Candlemas is a feast day, it’s the “Presentation of Jesus at the Temple, which… celebrates an early episode in the life of Jesus. In the Eastern Orthodox Church and some Eastern … Continue reading

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Epiphany 3

This Sunday is the first Sunday since August that there’s no football to watch. I say that knowing full well that the Pro Bowl is on tonight, so maybe there’s just no football worth watching this Sunday. In my short … Continue reading

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Epiphany 2

  I’ve always enjoyed sports nicknames. Chocolate Thunder is the best nickname ever, but there are plenty more that are great. William ‘Refrigerator’ Perry was the best of the 80’s. Marion Barber is called Marion the Barbarian. Christian Okoye, formerly … Continue reading

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Baptism of Our Lord

  As you might know, I just love baptisms. Since 1979 the Church has told us that the celebration of baptism is especially appropriate at the Easter Vigil, the Day of Pentecost, All Saints’ Day, and today, on the feast … Continue reading

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Christmas 2

A few weeks ago, on December 15th, 60 Minutes aired a story on Christians in Egypt. Like 60 Minutes Correspondent Bob Simon said, “Think of Egypt and the first thing that comes to mind is not Christianity. But Egypt is … Continue reading

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