General News Archive - December 01, 2008
A Sherman, Ill, man said he has created a 100,000-light animated Christmas display in his yard that synchronizes with a 43-minute loop of songs.
Word of the Day
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.