Category Archives: Holidays

Easter theological reading

How quickly 2018 is passing! Now that Easter is here, I want to make a list of the books I’ve read or at least explored in recent years, in order to turn back to them when Lent and Easter roll … Continue reading

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Eucatastrophe: Joy news!

“The Birth of Christ is the eucatastrophe of Man’s history. This story begins and ends in joy. It has pre-eminently the inner consistency of reality. This story is supreme, and it has entered history. It is pre-eminently (and infinitely, if … Continue reading

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Peace 1914-2014

In Advent we are stirred to contemplate the mystery of the Incarnation in light of hope, peace, joy and love. This year, as we mark the centenary of the first world war, let us take hope by reflecting upon the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s!

One of our favorite Valentine’s Day traditions, ever since 1993, is to read this beautifully illustrated story of Saint Valentine by Robert Sabuda. The origins of Valentine’s Day are murky, and there are many persons named Valentinus we might choose … Continue reading

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Grateful

Thanksgiving Song At our Christmas feast, December 25, 2013, we were gathered with family from near and far in my parents’ home in northeast Missouri. Candace, Rachel, Hannah and Susanna worked up this arrangement of the “Thanksgiving Song,” by Mary … Continue reading

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Winter Holidays display

Originally posted at ouhos.org, the now-discontinued blog of the OU History of Science Collections. Neither this post nor any of its content should be taken as an official communication of the University of Oklahoma. A new display, Winter Holidays, opens … Continue reading

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Holly for the holidays!

Originally posted at ouhos.org, the now-discontinued blog of the OU History of Science Collections. Neither this post nor any of its content should be taken as an official communication of the University of Oklahoma. Along with mistletoe and poinsettias, no … Continue reading

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Anfossi, Dell’uso ed abuso della cioccolata (Venice, 1779)

Originally posted at ouhos.org, the now-discontinued blog of the OU History of Science Collections. Neither this post nor any of its content should be taken as an official communication of the University of Oklahoma. Is it cold outside? Why not … Continue reading

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