Buona Pasqua! Happy Easter! Joyeuses Pâques! Felices Pascuas! . . . . . . . . . . Beato Angelico – Noli me tangere – 1438
If in that Syrian garden, ages slain,You sleep, and know not you are dead in vain,Nor even in dreams behold how dark and brightAscends in smoke and fire by day and nightThe hate you died to quench and could but fan,Sleep well and see no morning, son of man. But if, the grave rent and… Read More Easter Hymn
George Herbert was an English poet and orator, born on 3 April 1593. He spent the last years of his life as an Anglican priest in a small country church in England. He died of consumption at the age of thirty-nine. “Easter Wings” is perhaps his most beloved poem. It is famous for the layout… Read More Easter Wings
Buona Pasqua! Happy Easter! Joyeuses Pâques! Felices Pascuas!
Today, in Italy, we celebrate “Lunedi dell ‘Angelo” ( Monday of the Angel) or Pasquetta, which can literally be translated into little Easter (Pasqua). It is part of the Easter holiday celebrations and it is a time to take short breaks to the countryside with friends and family, and have picnics. Easter Monday… Read More Easter Monday
Happy Easter! Buona Pasqua! Felices Pascuas! Joyeuses Pâques!
THE PINK FULL MOON – Tuesday April 11, 2017 Tonight the Moon will reach its fullest phase. April’s full moon is known as the Pink Moon, a nickname given by Native Americans, deriving from the moss pink herb, or wild ground phlox flower, one of the first spring flowers. And in the Northern Hemisphere the… Read More The Pink Full Moon