Llamas Day

The Ashby Company in Erie, PA, produces Church and Liturgical Kalendars for a variety of denominations. (And yes, that’s “kalendar” with a ‘k’. It goes back to the ancient Roman name for the first of the month.) These kalendars note special feast days and fast days, commemorations of saints, and the appropriate liturgical colour of . . . → Read More: Llamas Day


Harvest Scene

Harvest Scene, by George Cole (1810–1883). From Cartwell Hall Art Gallery. (c) Bradford Museums and Galleries; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

O God, who hast made heaven and earth and all that is in them: We humbly beseech thee to bless and hallow these first–fruits of wheat, and to multiply them . . . → Read More: Lammas

Saint Peter in Chains

Antonio de Bellis La liberazione di San Pietro

The Liberation of St Peter, by Antonio de Bellis. From Wikipedia.

O God, who didst deliver thine Apostle Peter from his bonds and suffer him to depart unhurt: Vouchsafe, we beseech thee, to deliver us from the bonds of our sins, and of thy mercy preserve us from all evil; through Jesus . . . → Read More: Saint Peter in Chains