Tag Archives: Christopher Columbus

Happy Columbus Day!

Christopher Columbus was an amazing, admirable man.   It is a serious injustice that some so malign him. On this day I am reminded of when I was at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay and went to the place where Columbus landed … Read More

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A note about Columbus Day

Today is Columbus Day.  I am reminded of when I was chaplain at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.  I visited the place where Christopher Columbus landed. Here is the landing place of Christopher Columbus on his second voyage in 1494. Thank … Read More

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Day 4 – NS Guantanamo Bay: Of a Sunday Mass hymn, tohu wa-bohu, and chess

Getting off this island is turning out to be harder than getting on, and that isn’t easy either. I hope to be here for another set of Sunday Masses, but transportation issues are … fluid.  I think I need to … Read More

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1492: Christopher Columbus makes landfall

From History: […] On August 3, 1492, Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, with three small ships, the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Nina.On October 12, the expedition reached land, probably Watling Island in the Bahamas. Later that month, … Read More

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