The 2015 Christmas Message

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The Queen’s message on Gumshoe has been replaced by a sermon by Catholic Bishop Richard Williamson (originally posted in 2008).

I’m not a fan of the Xmas commercialism and illusion, but as I schedule this post for 11 minutes past 9, I wish all a happy day.





  1. The old Hudson car outside the country church did it for me.

  2. Peter Summerside says:

    “… a time to remember all that we have to be thankful for”.
    “It is true that the world has had to confront moments of darkness this year … “ (Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II)

    Thoughts of one of the great poets of our time …

    Thank you Dalia Mae and Mary for this window of light.

    We hope you’ve had fun … whoever you are


  3. Kevin Woodman says:

    ‘Pentatonix: Little Drummer Boy’

    • Peter Summerside says:

      Hear! Hear!
      …and also Mary, Did You Know? – Pentatonix

      On the subject of a cappella … check out the voice play of Naturally 7 (ambassadors for World Vision) …

      In the meantime …
      Il Divo – O Holy Night


    Come, all ye bishops, follow brother Williamson.

    You know in your heart of hearts that he must be right.

    Come and admit it, skyscrapers don’t tumble down.

    It must have been an inside job, it must have been an inside job.

    All that remains to do, now, is tell folks the truth.

  5. Kevin Woodman says:

    • Excellent, Kevin, and hilarious. We need more of this, and more of Bishop Williamson, too.

      Go, bishop!

      • This is from Channel 7’s website:

        A Christmas menu of Halal chicken, cranberry sauce, potatoes and vegetables will be on offer for the increasing number of Muslim inmates behind bars at Australia’s super-maximum security prison.

        A ‘religious-friendly’ menu will be available alongside a vegetarian option to suit the large number of terror-related criminals inside Goulburn’s Supermax prison. [Swearda God.]

        One of the newest faces in the facility is 18-year-old Raban Alou. He was locked up in October for allegedly supplying the gun that was used to kill police accountant Curtis Cheng outside a police station in Parramatta.


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