Tag Archives: St. Nicholas

New PRINTS from Daniel Mitsui: Of Awe, Whimsy, and Serious Head Bashing

The distinguished Catholic artist Daniel Mitsui sent me three prints of saints whose feast days are not very far off.  As usual, in his inimitable style, his images present both awe and whimsy. BUT FIRST… a touching story… After Mass last … Continue reading

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WARNING SNOWFLAKES! This blog is NOT a Safe Space for you!  This post, especially, is NOT a Safe Space for you. You know which sites you can go to to be affirmed and unchallenged by anything truly Catholic.  Please go … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 10: Every person is a precious mystery…

Here is ADVENTCAzT 10, for Tuesday of the 2nd Week of Advent. These 5 minute offerings, to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord, are a token of gratitude … Continue reading

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Did you get coal and sticks?

Happy Feast of St. Nicholas! Did Black Peter come to visit? A reader sent this.  Fun! You well-informed readers can fill in the blanks for those who might not know what is going on here. In the meantime here is … Continue reading

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6 Dec – St. Nicholas

Today is the Feast of St. Nicholas of Bari. Here is his very terse entry in the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum. 1. Sancti Nicolai, episcopi Myrensis in Lycia, sanctitate et intercessione apud thronum gratiae divinae praeclari. There is a relic of … Continue reading

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