Category Archives: Saints

Protected: Antigone in Columbia

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Protected: Happy Evacuation Day!

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The King’s Whiskers at SAS

Has British royalty ever visited the Cumberland Plateau? Well, sort of … “On the feast of Charles I of England 1924 FrĀ Orum [the prior at the time] thought it fitting that they should hold a special commemoration for his martyrdom … Continue reading

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A Marian Shrine in Marion County

In my last post, I wrote about driving along TN-156 south of Lake Nickajack–further along the highway, coming into the town of New Hope, I saw a wooden sign by the roadside: “Shrine. Virgin of the Poor.” Huh? There are … Continue reading

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Swithin and Sewanee

This morning, ironically enough, it is not raining in Oxford. It is St. Swithin’s Day, July 15th, and according to an English proverb, Saint Swithun’s day, if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain Saint Swithun’s day, if … Continue reading

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