Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent Exodus, 17 1 The whole community of Israelites left the desert of Sin, travelling by stages as Yahweh ordered. They pitched camp at Rephidim where there was no water for the people to drink. 2 The people took issue with Moses for this and said, “Give us water […]

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[2016,013,000] TAPS – 24 NOTES

1862, JULY 01. IL SILENZIO There are several legends concerning the origin of Taps. The most widely circulated one states that a Union Army infantry officer, whose name often is given as Captain Robert Ellicombe, first ordered Taps performed at the funeral of his son, a Confederate soldier killed during the Peninsula Campaign. This apocryphal story claims […]

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[2015,012,000] STEPS

2015, FEBRUARY 11. HERMANN HESSE Gradini Come ogni fior languisce e giovinezza cede a vecchiaia, anche la vita in tutti i gradi suoi fiorisce, insieme ad ogni senno e virtù, né può durare eterna. Quando la vita chiama, il cuore sia pronto a partire ed a ricominciare, per offrirsi sereno e valoroso ad altri, nuovi […]

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[2016,359,000] HAUTEVILLE

2016, JANUARY 24. VENOSA, ABBEY OF THE SANTISSIMA TRINITÀ The Abbey of the Santissima Trinità or Abbey of the Most Holy Trinity is a Roman Catholic abbey complex at Venosa, in the Vulture area of the province of Potenza, in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. The architecture of the abbey shows Roman, Lombard, and Norman influences. The […]

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