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I want to watch the OTHER black and gold team, please!

Where is a good place to watch a non-Steelers football game on TV in Pittsburgh? [more inside]
posted by tryniti on Sep 12, 2012 - 5 answers

Christian Martyrs

I have heard of a calendar depicting Christian Martyrs, and the ways they died (e.g. St Stephen/stoning) including paintings. Any ideas?
posted by ebesan on Jun 3, 2012 - 6 answers

I like all the different people, I like sticky everywhere

Another "help me design my tattoo" question - how to turn a song lyric into a single image? [more inside]
posted by Lucinda on Jul 8, 2011 - 10 answers

Please help identify this medieval painting

Please help identify this medieval painting from the Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris (Musée de Cluny) [more inside]
posted by Kateruba on May 11, 2010 - 6 answers

Short inscription in a very strange variety of Latin?

I'm working on an engraving with an inscription in a very strange version of Latin-- it has umlauts? Anyone know what this might say? [more inside]
posted by RedReplicant on Feb 17, 2010 - 10 answers

We are the Saints, shufflin' crew/Makin' your vacation less relaxing for you!

How will the French Quarter in New Orleans be affected by Superbowl weekend? [more inside]
posted by ignignokt on Feb 5, 2010 - 27 answers

Searching for Saints

Recently someone in this thread described Mr. Rogers as "as close as America has ever come to producing a real-life saint". Can anyone suggest other Americans deserving of the title?
posted by It ain't over yet on Apr 6, 2009 - 60 answers

Help me ID the saint this statue represents, please.

I came across this shrine in Arizona. The statue on the left (decapitated, though the head is still present and can be seen in the detail photo) is the only one I can't identify, not being too familiar with Catholicism and Latin American folk practices. Can anyone tell me who (which saint?) this is? Here's an image of the entire shrine; and here's some detail. (Click on "all sizes" above the image for a larger view.) Thanks (comments on the shrine are welcome, as well.)
posted by soulbarn on Mar 17, 2009 - 6 answers

Prayer notices in the local paper - what are they for?

I sometimes see announcements in the newspaper praising saints and listing prayers or novenas with instructions to publish the same ad in a future edition of the paper if the prayers work for you. Who places these ads? What purpose do they serve? What's the deal?
posted by lysistrata on Jul 14, 2008 - 8 answers

Of course I'm a saint!

Who are the lowest regarded saints? Not just of the Catholic Church, but of all denominations that claim saints (Methodist, Anglican, Orthodox, etc.)? [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on Jun 12, 2008 - 31 answers

Que milagrosamente te apareciste al indio juan diego manifestando tu presciencia con divinas rosas!

Is there a specific name for the Catholic candles you can get at Mexican grocery stores? The ones in glass jars with pictures of saints, Marias, or Jesus? And can anyone tell me more about them, such as how they fit into Catholicism or their cultural resonances? I'm curious about them, and I've found remarkably little info on the internet-- which leads me to wonder if I'm not using the right search term, or if (egads!) there actually is not a website out there with information.
posted by bookish on Sep 5, 2007 - 27 answers

When the saints come marching in...

HagiographyFilter: Looking for a reference for Catholic Saints' Days in Hispanic cultures. [more inside]
posted by nkknkk on May 1, 2007 - 10 answers

What are Cowled children?

I am looking for information on "cowled" children, that is, children born with a defect characterized by a loose flap of skin attached to the forehead. [more inside]
posted by undule on Sep 30, 2005 - 11 answers

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