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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Ember Days

As we have just concluded the celebration of Ember Days and I have had several questions regarding Ember Days, I thought I would post an article about these wonderful penitential days of the Church. I hope that you will find the article helpful and informative.

The Glow of the Ember Days

By Michael P. Foley

The Four Seasons

The Ember days, which fall on a Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday of the same week, occur in conjunction with the four natural seasons of the year. Autumn brings the September Embertide, also called the Michaelmas Embertide because of their proximity to the Feast of St. Michael on September 29. Winter, on the other hand,

Monday, September 28, 2009

One Month Down

So the first month of year two has come and gone and I am off and running. Classes are going well although I am finding Latin to be a bit challenging. Rote memorization isn’t really my thing, but there is just no other way to learn the declensions and conjugations. Oh well, this too shall pass.

The first soccer game of the season was rained out. A little disappointing, but there is good news; we will be getting new goals for the field. Now for many of you, you are wondering what the big deal is. Well, until now we have been using steel