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Saint Anthony Prayer – Lost and Found

Saint Anthony Prayer Lost and Found * Remember the Saint Anthony prayer? Do you or the kids still say it today? Wow… I recall my Mom, Grandmom, Aunts and friends all saying the same thing when something was lost. “Good Saint Anthony look around, Something’s Lost and Must be Found. And….. surprisingly enough more often […]

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Bury Saint Joseph to Sell Your House – Very Funny

Bury Saint Joseph To Sell Your House Very Funny * Have you ever heard of burying  St. Joseph  to help sell your house?     All my life I have heard people tell me to bury a St. Joseph’s statue to help sell my house. And even to this day people swear by it. Are […]

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The Twelve Days of Christmas – Perry Como

The Twelve Days of Christmas  Perry Como * *   During the holiday season, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is heard everywhere from shopping malls to television commercials to church functions. Everywhere you go, you can hear about Two Turtle Doves, Seven Swans-a-Swimming and Eleven Pipers Piping. But what does any of this mean? What does a […]

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Palm Sunday Explained – What is the meaning of Palm Sunday anyway?

Palm Sunday Explained What is the meaning of Palm Sunday anyway?   *   It is customary in many churches for worshippers to receive fresh palm leaves on Palm Sunday. In parts of the world where this has historically been impractical, substitute traditions have arisen.     In Italy, palm leaves are used along with small […]

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Carnival in Venice – Martedi Grosso – Fat Tuesday

Carnival in Venice  Martedi Grosso – Fat Tuesday *   The word carnival comes from the Latin “carnem levare” (eliminate meat) as it originally indicated the banquet that was held on the last day of Carnival (Mardi Gras), immediately before the period of fasting and abstinence of Lent.  Carnival is a festival that is celebrated in countries […]

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Braiding Palms for Palm Sunday

Braiding Palms for Palm Sunday Video Below *   It is customary in many churches for worshippers to receive fresh palm leaves on Palm Sunday. In parts of the world where this has historically been impractical, substitute traditions have arisen.   In Italy, palm leaves are used along with small olive branches, readily available in the […]

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The History of Saint Joseph’s Day (Video)

The History of Saint Joseph’s Day The History of Saint Joseph Saint Joseph’s Day, March 19, the Feast of St. Joseph is in Western Christianity the principal feast day of Saint Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He is the step-father of Jesus of Nazareth/Jesus Christ.  It has the rank of a solemnity in […]

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