Daily Archives: 12 February 2007

Ice Halo for a Dead Star

Okay. One pretty picture before I go to bed tonight. This is a cloud of comets and dust surrounding a white dwarf (I know; it looks red) in the Helix Nebula. Get the story on Space.com.

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Perfectae Caritatis 2

Five sound principles from the council bishops: The adaptation and renewal of the religious life includes both the constant return to the sources of all Christian life and to the original spirit of the institutes and their adaptation to the … Continue reading

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Coming Around the Corner

Lent is close at hand. My blogging will continue, at least once or twice a day on the remaining three Vatican II documents till we’re completed. Otherwise, I don’t expect any post records to be set. In fact, I’ve felt … Continue reading

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Perfectae Caritatis 1

In our long journey through the Vatican II documents, we now turn to the Decree on the Adaptation and Renewal of Religious Life, Perfectae Caritatis (“Of perfect charity”). The long contention of the past forty-some years is that religious, especially women religious, … Continue reading

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Gravissimum Educationis Conclusion

CONCLUSION In this final section, the council speaks first to students, urging their involvement in the profession/vocation of teaching: The sacred synod earnestly entreats young people themselves to become aware of the importance of the work of education and to … Continue reading

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