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The World and Its Desires Pass Away

St. Catherine of Alexandria

“What man, stationed in a foreign land, would not want to return to his own country as soon as possible?” asks St. 84 more words

Month Of The Holy Souls

Missing the Sinterklaas boat....

In our family for the last 3 or 4 years we have been making it a tradition to celebrate December 6th St. Nicholas day. My kids still don’t quite understand a lot about some of the different holidays so we don’t do a lot but slowly we are building our own traditions. 364 more words

Holland Expat - Sinter Klaas w/ Black Pete and Racism News

In the Netherlands Sinter Klaas (AKA Santa Claus) arrives by boat from his home in Spain with Zwarte Piet (AKA Black Pete) who is his helper ( 828 more words

Living In Holland

It's the speculaas time of year....

Lately as I have gone to the grocery store I have been seeing lots of Christmas stuff. It seems unbelievable that it is out already so I keep telling myself that is just St. 268 more words