Skip to main content


Europe

The cards reportedly belonged to Princess Infanta Carlota Joaquina, a daughter of a Spanish king, who was married to a prince in Portugal. She fled to Brazil when Napoleon's armies marched into Iberia in 1807, the cards among the personal effects she carried with her.
456 of 1858




Newsletter Sign Up

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Acts 10:34, 37-43
Then Peter addressed them, 'I now really understand', he said, ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23
Alleluia! Give thanks to Yahweh for he is good, for his ... Read More

Gospel, John 20:1-9
It was very early on the first day of the week and still dark, ... Read More

Reading 2, Colossians 3:1-4
Since you have been raised up to be with Christ, you must look ... Read More

Saint of the Day

April 20 Saint of the Day

St. Marian
April 20: When St. Mamertinus was Abbot of the monastery which St. ... Read More