Showing posts with label Riches. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Riches. Show all posts

18 Sunday C - Liturgical Prayers


There is only Christ: he is everything and he is in everything. He has brought us back to true life. May his grace and peace be with you. R/ And also with you. 

Yank royalty: 7 outrageous American castles

By Jordan Rane, for CNN
The largest privately owned residence in the United States has 250 rooms, 43 bathrooms, 65 fireplaces, three kitchens and, in case any French diplomats drop by, Napoleon's old chess set.
  • The U.S. is home to a melting pot of "royal" domiciles
  • All these palatial estates are open to the public
  • Edsel Ford's home is a 60-room, 20,000-square-foot masterpiece on Michigan's Gold Coast
  • 'Iolani Palace is the only former official residence of a reigning monarch on U.S. soil
(CNN) -- For a country that ditched monarchical rule, America has some of the most intriguing "castles" in the world.
OK, maybe not castles in the classic sense.

World's Largest Funerals

 Some people touch us in an amazing way. When they pass away their funeral becomes a public affair where people who have often only seen them on TV perform a public outpouring of emotion. I may be lucky to have two or three people attend my funeral. S
ome people have had a few more though. Occasionally around the world there are people whose funeral brings millions of people onto the street to mourn. Here are the biggest ones.

1. Princess Diana

Princess Diana was known as the Princess of the People. The world was shocked by her sudden death and in the UK she turned overnight from an oft ridiculed Princess, into a national heroine. The funeral of Diana was held in London on September 6th 1997. The procession drew an estimated three million mourners, who lined the streets of London to pay homage to their Princess.