No matter what some students might think, history was not invented to make middle and high school students crazy. It was George Santayana who said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This is sometimes rendered as “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” No matter […]
It’s our second new year
One of the nice things about following the Liturgical year is you get two New Years’. First the beginning of the church year with the first Sunday of Advent and then the beginning of the calendar year with January 1st. This Sunday is closest to the second New Year, the one where people make resolutions. […]
Hope for a new year!
It is a new year, really. Not a new calendar but a new Liturgical year, a new church year. Even though the church uses the same calendar you use for lots of things, the church year is different from the calendar. It begins with the First Sunday of Advent, which this year is November 29 […]