November 28, 2011

November 28, 2011

Holidays

Advent (Sunday nearest November 30 through December 24)
Celebrated in: Germany







Panama Independence Days (November 3; November 28)

River Kwai Bridge Week (Last week in November)


Zwiebelmarkt (Fourth Monday in November)

Legal Holidays by Countries

Independence DayAlbania, Mauritania
Independence from Spain DayPanama
Independence Proclamation DayTimor-Leste
Proclamation of the RepublicChad
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THE REVEREND Curtis Hartman was pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Winesburg, and had been in that position ten years.
People say," said another, "that the Reverend Master Dimmesdale, her godly pastor, takes it very grievously to heart that such a scandal should have come upon his congregation.
The worthy pastor of the station, in Amherstberg, where George had first landed, was so much interested in the statements of Madame de Thoux and Cassy, that he yielded to the solicitations of the former, to accompany them to Montreal, in their search,--she bearing all the expense of the expedition.
I am little better than a devil at this moment; and, as my pastor there would tell me, deserve no doubt the sternest judgments of God, even to the quenchless fire and deathless worm.
Under the guidance of her Christian pastors, she entertained herself, besides, with such humane achievements as sentencing a youth to have his hands cut off, his tongue torn out with pincers, and his body burned alive, because he had not kneeled down in the rain to do honour to a dirty procession of monks which passed within his view, at a distance of some fifty or sixty yards.
No Pastor that," said the curate, "but a highly polished courtier; let it be preserved as a precious jewel.
Wait, my dear sir, wait a moment; for I have such a delightful note on the Pastor quum traheret -- wait, and I will listen to you afterwards.
It certainly was little less than sacrilege," replied Grandfather; "but the time was coming when even the churches, where hallowed pastors had long preached the word of God, were to be torn down or desecrated by the British troops.
They built eleven missionary establishments in the various valleys of the peninsula, which formed rallying places for the surrounding savages, where they gathered together as sheep into the fold, and surrendered themselves and their consciences into the hands of these spiritual pastors.
Women, children, and old men, that is to say, the cortege of ordinary pastors, was not the cortege for him.
Good old Deacon Gookin had arrived, and waited at the skirts of that venerable saint, his revered pastor.
She showed my sketches to the pastor and the doctor and the judge.