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Today is the feast of St. Martin of Tours, otherwise called Martinmass.  I suspect few of you observed the old forty day fast period which would end today.  Also, today marks the octave since All Souls Day.  Don’t forget: Pray … Continue reading

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Christmas Pudding: really aged edition!

Once again this year I shall make a Christmas Pudding.  Stir-Up Sunday is getting close! With that in mind, I thought I would share this interesting article from The History Blog: 112-year-old Christmas pudding found in cupboard What is probably … Continue reading

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“Stir Up Sunday” is nearing. Start planning.

Last year I decided to make, for the first time, my own Christmas Pudding.  I got a late start on it.  It was delicious. This year I am going to pay attention to Stir Up Sunday. 20 November is Stir … Continue reading

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