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Latest Hans Rudolf Keusen Stories

2006-08-11 07:15:00

Sometimes, global warming can help put money in your pocket. Hansruedi Burgener has welcomed up to 800 people a day to his remote mountain hostel in the Alps this summer, all hoping to watch the Alps melt.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • 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'.