Daily Archives: 24 June 2005

Grass Clippings in Chicago

The June USCCB meeting has some interesting stuff, as reported by CNS. Lay ecclesial ministry merited some discussion, and a forthcoming major document will get continued discussion in November.     People seem to think highly of Cardinal George, but … Continue reading

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Sights Astronomical

First, check out the small moon Pan’s influence on Saturn’s Rings.   Second, when the sun goes down the next few nights, check out the planetary gathering near the western horizon: Venus, Mercury, and Saturn. The three are aligned within … Continue reading

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Presbyterorum Ordinis 12: Seeking Holiness

Presbyterorum Ordinis 12 is a pep talk to encourage priests to stay on the track toward holiness. Like all other Christians (priests) have received in the sacrament of Baptism the symbol and gift of such a calling and such grace … Continue reading

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