Daily Archives: 27 December 2006

St Peter’s From Space

And they thought the Great Wall of China was the only human-made object that could be discerned from space. More images here. Space Imaging’s IKONOS satellite collected this one-meter resolution satellite image on May 5, 2003. The image shows a … Continue reading

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Thinking of Seminarians

The seminarian events and Serra Club events always get me thinking, putting little bits together from varied sources. I think it was among the dotCommonweal commentariat that I heard from someone who posited that smaller dioceses, regardless of the neo-orthodox … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 127

There is a certain parallel with music, namely a “special” relationship with artists, and the cultivation of the “spirit” of art and of liturgy. Bishops should have a special concern for artists, so as to imbue them with the spirit … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 126

Bishops are to consult experts in art, so Vatican II says: When passing judgment on works of art, local ordinaries shall give a hearing to the diocesan commission on sacred art and, if needed, also to others who are especially … Continue reading

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