El Colacho: Corpus Christi and the Devil’s Leap

Baby jumping in Spain

If you are a baby in the town of Castrillo de Murcia, near Burgos, Spain, LOOK OUT!Around the world, Catholics and some other Christians celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi two weeks after Pentecost, the Sunday following Trinity Sunday on the liturgical calendar. This year, the feast will be celebrated in the United States on Sunday, June 2.On the feast, which is also called the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Catholics honor Christ fully present, Body and Blood, … [Read more...]

A Good Lie: Green Is Golfers’ Final Resting Place

Sunset Hills golfer statue

Call it the ultimate hole-in-one.Golfers in Washington State who dream of spending all their time on the course have a new option for the hereafter:  At Sunset Hills Memorial Park’s new golf-themed burial ground, dearly departed golfers can rest in peace near the hole, on the green, in the sand trap, or in an ossuary under a bronze sculpture of a golfer.Framed by nature, on undeveloped land near a wooded area at the back of the traditional cemetery, the new golfers’ memorial area has been … [Read more...]


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