Around the World Wide Web
Jan 7, 2017: The Origin of the Song "12 Days of Christmas"The 12th day of Christmas is the Feast of the Epiphany, traditionally on January 6.
Oct 12, 2017: "I Heard a Rumour" of a ReunionFor those who are into the 80's music...
Jul 12, 2017: World's Best IslandsNo. 1 three years in a row, as posted on July 11, 2017 by Travel+Leisure. See also #6 and #3 in the list. Click on the photo below or check here for the list from Travel+Leisure.
Mar 1, 2017: The Biblical Roots of Ash Wednesday"In this video, Dr. Pitre gives insight into the Biblical foundation for Ash Wednesday, as well as the rationale and purpose of the season of Lent. He addresses questions such as:
~ Why do you we use ashes? Oct 18, 2016: Blowback for American Sins in the Philippines
~ Why are we asked of the Church to increase our fasting, prayer, and almsgiving during Lent?
~ Is Lent just about abstaining from a favorite food, or is there something more to it?"
Oct 18, 2016: Blowback for American Sins in the PhilippinesFilipinos have been known to easily forgive and forget, but as this US article (from the Boston Globe) states, "Invasions and occupations, it turns out, leave deep scars..." especially on victims of massacres. Click on the photo below.
Sep 19, 2016: Creative Ways to Make Children Do their Chores with a Smile
Aug 19, 2016: The Irony of Today's So-called Liberalism
...is its insistence on imposing its beliefs on others, thinking that "only they are entitled to influence others and make the decisions simply because (so they believe) theyâre smarter than all of us..." which is opposite of what being liberal (being open) is all about. Click on the the photo :-D
May 1, 2016: The Light and the Life
Click on the article below. It should not be read with the cynical viewpoint that "there is always a scientific explanation for everything," but with a fascination that what has been discovered only recently has always been recognized by man through his faith. In other words, in a way, science proves faith!
For me, images released recently by Northwestern University scientists of tiny light flashes signaling the moment of human conception are evocative of a larger, cosmic-sized truth espoused by both science and the Bible...
Jan 27, 2016: Taiwan's Newly Elected and first Catholic Vice President