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27 September – Sts Cosmas and Damian – a visit to their tomb in Venice

Today is the Feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian… in the traditional calendar of the Roman Church.  I have a special affection for these saints as they are both my confirmation names.  We get to say their names in the … Continue reading

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Venice Days 2-3: Bones, fabrics and views

A few more images of Venice before transitioning to another place.

From the vaporetto on the way out to San Giorgio Maggiore, a view of Santa Maria della Salute.

Over the door of the church you still find the … Continue reading

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NEW WDTPRS MUG!: “Lockstep sheep and papist throwbacks”

You may recall that a nitwit at HuffPo called those who support the new, corrected translation “lockstep sheep and papist throwbacks”.   Some people clamored for a coffee mug with that phrase.
I have obliged!  I wanted to see one, physically … Continue reading

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