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Keep the flame of faith alive in our heart(h)

There is an old Irish custom which is called grieshog. Grieshog, is the process of burying warm coals in ashes at night to preserve the fire for the following day. Instead of cleaning out the hearth, people preserved the day’s glowing coals under beds of ash overnight in order to have a fast-starting new fire […]