Stolen from BC Mensa Thoughts: * Do twins ever realize that one of them is unplanned? * What if my dog only brings back my ball because he thinks I like throwing it? * If poison expires, is it more poisonous or is it no longer poisonous? * Which letter is silent in the word […]
In our Gospel reading for this Mass, Jesus tells a parable of risk and rewards and the responsibility that comes with great gifts. In the parable, a very wealthy landowner entrusts his servants with vast sums of money. A talent was a measure of gold worth roughly fifteen years’ wages for a day labourer. The […]
33rd. Sunday of Year (A) (Proverbs 31:10-13, 19s, 30s; 1st. Thessalonians 5:1-6; Matthew 25:14-30) Today’s parable was relatively long and detailed with special emphasis being given to the lot of the servant who received one talent and did nothing with it. Some people tend to think […]
The painting, called "Salvator Mundi," Italian for "Savior of the World," This da Vinci painting became the most expensive work ever sold, soaring to $450.3 million at a Christie’s auction in New York on Wednesday.