Daily Archives: 20 December 2017

My View For Awhile: “Romani ite domum!” Edition

Time to take my pack and hat and head home. I haven’t yet offered samplings from this trip. First, which drink is mine? And one of these was mine, too. Ivan Ramen. Russ & Daughters. Christmas market. At the Morgan … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Egg nog – A holiday treat for all, or only for deaconettes?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: What are your thoughts on egg nog? A delicious holiday treat, or a custom befitting female deacons? Is non-alcoholic egg nog truly egg nog (or the other way around)? These are the important questions, Father. I … Continue reading

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The “Golden Mass” tradition for Ember Wednesday of Advent

Do you remember the little mnemonic poem:  “Lenty, Penty, Crucy, Lucy”? Or else “Fasting days and Emberings be Lent, Whitsun, Holyrood, and Lucie.” The Wednesday, Friday and Saturday after the Feast of St. Lucy are the Advent Ember Days. In … Continue reading

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