The Ruskies and Poles soak their pickles in Wódka for at leas 48 hrs. After eating a few of these special pickles the honey becomes optional but an unmistakeable glow appears on their faces. Doesn't Doina look a little happier today than usual?
I presume that the custom of eating cucumbers on the feast of the Prophet Elisha refers to the poisoned stew in 2 Kings 8:38-41. The stew was poisoned with wild cucumbers, but Elisha miraculously made it safe to eat.
'When Elisha returned to Gilgal, there was a famine in the land. Once, when the guild prophets were seated before him, he said to his servant, “Put the large pot on, and make some vegetable stew for the guild prophets.” Someone went out into the field to gather herbs and found … [Más]
Regarding Obama's appearance before the Catholic Charities event: Under "normal" circumstances, I think it would be an outrage to invite him. In light of the HHS mandate and his vigorous stand against any pro-Life position, I think that it is even more of an outrage, and that it is an out-and-out betrayal by New York Catholic Charities, of what we, as practicing Catholics, stand for.
Another interesting stat: Catholic voters in the United States are evenly split in their support for Barack …[Más]