Holy See News: St. Valentine’s Day Edition
Pope Francis has invited engaged couples to spend Valentine’s Day with him at an event that was originally scheduled for the Paul VI Hall but has since been moved to St. Peter’s Square, since over 17,000 are expected to attend. Donuts and coffee afterwards. No babysitting will be available. Not just any engaged couples, mind you.…
I resent that it is necessary to clarify my religious beliefs before I will be invited for coffee.
A Little Song I Wrote
People won’t buy Bobby McFerrin’s new album if they think he’s a Jesus freak. I was called upon to testify.
History of the Heart
Happy Valentine’s Day! Q: What’s the history of the heart shape? How did it become associated with the human organ and a symbol of love? A: Unfortunately, no simple answer. But, I made a drawing for you… Here are some of the explanations, speculations & historic representations: Silphium seeds used as a contraceptive in North Africa,…