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LENTCAzT 2020: 23 – Thursday in the 3rd Week of Lent: “The sick are an image of ourselves”

It’s Thursday in the 3rd Week of Lent. The Roman Station is Sts. Cosmas and Damian, doctors, martyrs, twins, who were martyrs in the time of Diocletian. We hear about how these twins were, as twins, significant in Rome.  Fr. … Continue reading

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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 arms … 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, … Continue reading

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