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Sports, our last unifying force

I was getting ready for my quadrennial inveighing against the World Cup, remaining as I do immune from the excitement of the nil-nil thriller, as for example the one Netherlands and Costa Rica delivered the other day.

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Saint Peter and Saint Paul

There are personal memories, such as those kept in diaries and scrapbooks, and sometimes kept only in the heart; and there are collective memories recorded on cenotaphs and invoked on memorial days and shared at family reunions.

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Corpus Christi

When Jesus had given instructions sending two of his disciples into Jerusalem where they would find an upper room in which he would institute the Eucharist, "The disciples went out and came to the city, and found everything just as he had told them" (Mark 14:16).

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