One of the most famous relics the Church venerates today is the Shroud of Turin, believed by many to be the burial cloth of Jesus. Imprinted on the 14-foot-long piece of linen is the image of a man who was beaten, scourged, and crucified. Yet how many people know about another shroud with a mysterious … Read moreThe Holy Veil of Manoppello
Years ago, filmmaker Stephen Spielberg made a big splash with his blockbuster hit E.T. – an abbreviation for the term extraterrestrial. It was about an endearing creature from a distant planet who finds its way into the life and heart of a boy. Spielberg’s romp into sci-fi land was all for fun and not to be … Read moreE.T. Go Home!
Perhaps you pondered this question as you watched children play with snarling dinosaur toys. Not until 1980 did scientists come up with an answer. Sixty-six million years ago an asteroid slammed into earth, destroying much of plant life and 75 per cent of animal life, including all dinosaurs. The asteroid was only seven miles in … Read moreWhat Happened to the Dinosaurs?
On the Solemnity of the Annunciation My dear husband can, at times, be a puzzling gentleman. Perhaps you can relate to this statement. I present to you a case in point. On the Solemnity of the Annunciation, he wished to celebrate the feast in a unique way. He conjured up the perplexing idea of having … Read moreMystic Lake
Spring has sprung even in the frozen tundra of Maine. I spotted people outside wearing T-shirts in 60-degree weather! Snow still melts in the woods behind our house. I have yet to hear the chirping of robins. Here and there I see green grass sprouting in sunny areas. That brings us to our next topic. Ready for … Read moreMore Wonders of Water!