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fāz/Reliquary Head

In Italian cathedrals I saw glass boxes (Reliquaries) containing the (reputed) heads and limbs of saints. I wondered how it must feel to be the afterlife spirit of that person trapped inside an aquarium of death with his or her body part(s) for ever on display and with people staring all and every day, however much they prayed, a claustrophobic hell, a spiritual zoo. 72 more words


Christ the King VII

This is the scene in the Upper Room when Jesus appears to the disciples; I think it is his second visit because he is inviting them to touch his wounds; the first time he only told them to look. 155 more words

Daily Reflections

Quarto Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

Quarto Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Twenty-Eighth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. 

Apud Corínthum natális sancti Sósthenis, ex beáti Pauli Apóstoli discípulis; cujus mentiónem facit idem Apóstolus Corínthiis scribens.  602 more words


‘Can City Bounce Back?’ – Manchester City vs. Southampton, 28/11/15

Probable XI’s

Man City: Caballero, Sagna, Demichelis, Otamendi, Kolarov, Fernando, Delph, Touré, De Bruyne, Aguero, Sterling

Southampton: Stekelenburg, Soares, Fonte, van Dijk, Bertrand, Wanyama, Davies, Ward-Prowse, Mane, Long, Tadic… 515 more words


Heritage Cemetery launched in Penang

29 November 2015
By Lucia Lai

The oldest Catholic cemetery in Penang Island (226 years old), located off Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, is in the UNESCO World Heritage Zone. 384 more words


Live the Life You're Given, Not the One You're Not

Laparoscopic surgery ranks right up there with GPS as a marvel of modern life. Just had the procedure a couple of weeks ago for a hernia. 435 more words


St. Leonard of Port Maurice

St. Leonard of Port Maurice was born on the 20th of December, 1676, at Porto Maurizio, Italy.

His early studies were made in a Jesuit college in the city of Rome. 307 more words