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All that is known of dismas is that he is the good thief crucified with christ on calvary. A completely unsubstantiated myth from the arabic gospel of the infancy that enjoyed great popularity in the west during the middle ages had two thieves who held up the holy family on the way to egypt.
dismas certainly proved by his words to jesus and to the other thief on the cross that he fit the criteria and received baptism of desire.
The thief features in christian popular music, as in christian rock band third days 1995 song thief, and the name of the christian rock band dizmas. The thief also is the narrator in sydney carters controversial song friday morning.
Series champion greg snow, nyali winner david wakhu, hard-hitting dismas indiza and windsors riz charania are among top golfers expected at the 201920 safari tour opener at the nyali golf club this weekend. Series champion snow, wakhu and indiza among top pros expected at nyali.
Dismas charities is a not-for-profit company serving communities nationwide. In new mexico and tennessee, it is known as diersen charities. A catholic priest of the archdiocese of louisville, father william diersen founded dismas charities more than fifty years ago with the help of volunteers from the knights of columbus.