The two most important Church seasons, both preparing us for two important events in Church history – the birth of Jesus and his resurrection.
You don’t just stumble into glorious events in life. 500 more words
Sunday sees the beginning of the Church’s new Year, and is the first Sunday of Advent.
The shops, for weeks and months, may have been exploiting Christmas for commercial benefit, but only now does the Church begain her preparation, and that preparation takes the form of a certain retreat from festivity! 351 more words
Technically, beavers are a mammal due to their milk producing abilities, fur/hair, and method of giving birth (live births as opposed to laying eggs). However, that didn’t stop the Roman Catholic Church from declaring beaver a fish during the 17th century. 171 more words