Users of the online messaging system Twitter provided plenty of seasonal humor a week ago… or at least the jokes died trying.
Peace Be With You
A weekly column offering a Christian and Catholic perspective by native Maderan John Rieping, a graduate of Mt. Angel Seminary who spent 4 1/2 years in formation at Mount Angel Abbey. His website is http://wambly.weebly.com
From noon onwards, dark clouds from the Mediterranean Sea had blanketed the metropolis of Jerusalem.
In ancient times, tomorrow was known as Lazarus Saturday.
Comedian and actor W.C. Fields (1880-1946) presented his first performances, juggling, in churches and theaters at the age of 15.
When a catechism teacher supposedly asked her class why they should be quiet in church, a child replied, “Because people are sleeping.”