Showing posts from December, 2018

Excerpt from Christmas at the Mission (Sula): "The Twelve Days of Christmas"

Sula, the parish cat at Old Mission San Juan Bautista, is quite a famous cat. Google her, and you will find lots of pictures and references. She has appeared as the lead article in Guideposts Magazine and in A ll Creatures Magazine -- and she has written six books of her own, including one in Spanish. The excerpt below is from one of her earlier books, a beloved one that was illustrated by the late Zhenya Yanovich, a Russian artist of growing esteem. The 12 Days of Christmas The twelve days of Christmas refer to the period extending from Christmas to Epiphany. The song you just read and maybe even sang in your head is well known both to Catholics and to those not in the Church. It is a secular tribute to something sacred, but many people do not know the sacred part. Do you know that there are three feasts during the 12 days of Christmas? They date from the fifth century and all focus on the incarnation of the Word of God (Christ) as the baby Jesus, human like us—well, like

Advent Kindle Giveaway #2

ADVENT KINDLE GIVEWAWAY Day 2, December 3 Go get it out Amazon Kindle

Advent Kindle Giveaway #1

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Book Alert: Helping the Disabled Veteran

Released December 1, 2018. The last work by  Joanna Romer , published posthumously. Available at retail and online booksellers:…/1129457669…