Category Archives: Religion

7 O’Clock News / Silent Night

Recorded on August 22nd, 1966, “7 O’Clock News/Silent Night” is the twelfth and final track on “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme”, a 1966 album by Simon and Garfunkel. The track consists of an overdubbing of two contrasting recordings: a simple … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Labor English Zone wishes you the  Season’s Greetings At Labor English Zone we know what present we want for Christmas! I want a hippopotamus for Christmas Only a hippopotamus will doDon’t want a doll, no dinky Tinker ToyI want a … Continue reading

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Feast of the Immaculate

The Immaculate Conception by Francisco Zurbarán Two days ago in Spain we had a national holiday because we celebrated Constitution Day. Today we are out of school again and this time the reason is the Feast of the Immaculate. No … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is a harvest festival celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada. Traditionally, it has been a time to give thanks for a bountiful harvest. While it may have been religious in origin, Thanksgiving is now primarily identified … Continue reading

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11th November: Poppy Day or Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day – also known as Poppy Day or Armistice Day (the event it commemorates) or Veterans Day – is a Commonwealth holiday (observed in all Commonwealth countries except Mozambique) to commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI in Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela in Spain, with its ornate cathedral, is waiting to welcome Pope Benedict the 16th on a visit this weekend. The Pope is visiting Spain on his second trip there since becoming leader of the Roman Catholic Church. … Continue reading

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November 5th: Guy Fawkes Night or Bonfire Night

In 1605, thirteen young men planned to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Among them was Guy Fawkes, Britain’s most notorious traitor. Remember, remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I know of no reason Why the … Continue reading

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