Saturday, February 19, 2011

Sunday Snippets, A Catholic Carnival

Sunday Snippets is brought to you each week by RAnn at This, That and the Other Thing.

This week's "theme" was Word War II.  On Monday, we listened to the second movement of Beethoven's 7th symphony, which was recently used as a musical backdrop during the climactic scene of The King's Speech. 

On Tuesday, we looked at a photograph of an English bride leaving her bombed home to go to her wedding, during the war.  

On Wednesday, we read Wait for Me, written in 1942 by Russian Poet and soldier Konstantin Simonov.   

Also worth mentioning is the beautiful French holy card I found for Valentine's Day, by way of a beautiful website, Holy Card Heaven

For Scripture Saturday we looked at the Tower of Babel and the tendency of mankind to overreach with technology. 

I hope everyone has a beautiful and sunny week! 



TACParent said...

Wow, I missed an entire week of commenting. I did read every day, though. I do that in the morning before work. I don't have the time to comment then. Then the day gets away from me. So sorry.

Dymphna said...

I knew when I saw *11* new comments, it had to be you catching up!

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