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2012-09-10 23:01:02

Fewer Catholic churches are "passing the basket from pew to pew." Liturgical Publications Inc's WeShare moves the donation basket into the 21st century by reaching $1Million in online donations. New Berlin, WI (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 In a few years, the offertory basket being passed from pew to pew could be a thing of the past. Online donations now allow Catholics to decide on their donation amounts from the convenience of their home computer. Donating online gives Catholics the option...

2012-07-22 23:02:03

A new website, which includes a history of the Infant of Prague, prayers and an opportunity to request devotional materials, has been introduced to the web. Sharon, WI (PRWEB) July 22, 2012 The Infant of Prague has a long history in the faith tradition of the catholic church. The image of the Child Jesus known as the "Infant Jesus of Prague" was in reality of Spanish origin. In the 17th century, this beautiful statue was brought by a Spanish princess to Bohemia and presented to a Carmelite...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'