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Notes from the Knightstand: December 2013

Notes from the Knightstand: December 2013

by Martin Reidy   I sat down to eat my turkey This late Thanksgiving Day When I heard upon the roof Dear old Santa’s sleigh! I rushed outside to tell him (In a manner quite abrupt) “Christmas is a month away – You have your dates mixed up!” But with a wistful smile Santa said : “Alas! The December days of Christmas Are in the distant past! “Christmas now comes early- Just after Halloween! Thanksgiving’s now an afterthought Squeezed midway in between!” Indeed, he may be right – And Thanksgiving may be lost! Such is … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightstand: October 2013 Monsignor Peter B. Wells

Notes from the Knightstand: October 2013   Monsignor Peter B. Wells

by Martin Reidy   He left our castle Keep For a foreign port Oh, little did we know ‘t would be in God’s own court! So now our humble Chaplain Has much to daily cope For today he is reknown As Assessor to the Pope!   Yes, our humble cleric – Associate Pastor at Holy Family Cathedral and Chaplain to our Knights of Columbus council – Father, now Monsignor, Peter Wells is the Papal Assessor which, as I understand it correctly or incorrectly, makes him responsible … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightstand: Musings while snoozing

Notes from the Knightstand: Musings while snoozing

by Martin Reidy   The summer’s not so hot As the year before ‘ And for that l thank my God with my knees upon the floor! “Dear God: I can take the 90s A hundred now and-then; But, lo and how I suffer when it hits a hundred and ten.” We pulled up the drawbridge after the last pancake breakfast in May , put out the “No Visitors” and ”Go Away” signs in the moat and settled into … Read entire article »

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