Visitor Map
Create your own visitor map!

tantas Saudades...

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

And today, I should be at the feet of your final resting place here on God's Green Earth -
this world that is defiled in so many insidious ways by other men...

You are in God's Domain now, Father - You are in a far better place

We shall see each other again, Pai.
Just Not Yet. Not Yet...!

Labels: , ,

Thursday, March 22, 2007

I should be here today
My father's most favorite place in all the land
In all the island of Montreal, actually
I should be there to honor his memory there, once more
On this day, a year to the day after he departed
His sudden departure is still so fresh
The memory of it so vivid
But so are the pleasant memories
Of summers past
When dad took his entire little family,
kins and visitors,
to his most favorite place in town -
to the Oratory

I do not pray he is now with Brother André
-the founder of the fabled Oratory-
or with St-Joseph himself, after whom the Oratory is named

I know he is with them

He has earned his place alongside them

This statue of Saint Joseph has been on display upon the mountain in Montreal since 1917 - a significant year as it is when Saint Joseph's bride, the Virgin Mary, appeared in Fatima, Portugal. My father's two favorite places of pilgrimage were thus linked in more than one way.

La statue de saint Joseph, dans la crypte, accueille les pèlerins depuis 1917. C'est une oeuvre de style classique taillée dans le marbre de Carrare par le sculpteur italien A. Giacomini.

Labels: , ,

Wednesday, March 14, 2007
O Dia Do Seu Aniversario

Nascido no Rosario da Lagoa em 1934
Um 14 de Março...
João Jacinto Borges Pimentel

Il y a un an
Qu'il n'est plus patient
Il était mon meilleur ami
Mais, de fait, c'est encore lui
Le plus patient de tous les gens
qu'il m'est était donné de connaître

Jà faz um ano
que ele partiu
O meu melhor amigo
O meu pai querido
Perfeito exemplo de mancidão
Santo João

And now, time has gone by
I know, I too will die
One day, we will be side-by-side
Once again - none will divide
However, for the time being
I have to continue living

Sans Jean
Sem João
Without John


Eu vou te ver outra vez - no dia do Juiz
Je te reverrais - le Jour du Jugement Dernier
I will see you again - when Kingdom Come

LUMINOUS DISCLAIMER: This site contains copyrighted material for which reprint permission has not always been authorized by the copyright owner. We make these available in an effort to merely REMINISCE! We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107. The preceding shall apply also to any visual material. For more go here>

My Photo

Born in the Age of Aquarius, destined to seek out truths in many an art form, trained as a historian and a journalist but truly a prose-lover... Luciano is out to dispel any clichés and reinvent them all both to the tune of a little something called the truth as also to his own image - being old-fashioned, he does not mind that distinction one infinitesimal tiny bit at all...! "There are two ways to spread the light; be the candle... or the mirror that reflects It." I have chosen to be the latter... okay? ~*~ "To be not only a seeker of light... but a dream weaver of light" ~*~ For as surely as the moon reflects the light from the sun, you and I can reflect the Light from Above - and be, indeed, the light of this world! ~*~*~*~

January 1999 / March 1999 / December 1999 / April 2000 / May 2000 / July 2000 / September 2000 / January 2001 / March 2001 / July 2001 / February 2003 / May 2004 / November 2004 / April 2005 / May 2005 / November 2005 / December 2005 / June 2006 / September 2006 / October 2006 / November 2006 / January 2007 / February 2007 / March 2007 / April 2007 / May 2007 / June 2007 / July 2007 / August 2007 / September 2007 / December 2007 / January 2008 / March 2008 / May 2008 / June 2008 / August 2008 / October 2008 / December 2008 / January 2009 / February 2009 / May 2009 / June 2009 / August 2009 / July 2010 / September 2010 / December 2010 / January 2011 / February 2011 / March 2011 / May 2011 / June 2011 / July 2011 / August 2011 / October 2011 / December 2011 / January 2012 / May 2012 / July 2012 / December 2012 / May 2013 / November 2013 / December 2013 / May 2014 / June 2014 / July 2014 / August 2014 / May 2015 / March 2016 / July 2016 / August 2016 / September 2016 / October 2016 / December 2016 / February 2017 / December 2020 / January 2021 /

Page copy protected against web site content infringement by Copyscape

moon phases

Page copy protected against web site content infringement by Copyscape

My blog is worth $9,777,693.62.
How much is your blog worth?

Powered by Blogger