söndag 2 januari 2011

Wise men arrive four days early


Epiphany mosaic, originally uploaded by Lawrence OP.

We celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany today, four days early. This is on the instructions of the Catholic bishops of England and Wales. For almost the past 2000 years, it has been celebrated twelve days after Christmas Day, on 6th January, known as Twelfth Night.

This kind of nonsense does not enhance respect for the said Bishops.

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