Monthly Archives: April 2007

Global Living Rosary

Our parish just finished hosting this warm-up event. I have promises from three or four people who attended to send me digital images, so wolftracker and the other KC area folks who couldn’t make it can see what happened.

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Pro-Lifer Opinions

Thanks to all for the generally calm and, at times, thorough discussion on the Archbishop Burke thread here. The same cannot be said for the commentariat in other places, including on this thread. One priest offered: This whole incident has been … Continue reading

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Dust Devil Dancing By Spirit

Check out this video of a dust devil on Mars.

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Feathery in Faint Light

Cassini imaged Saturn’s rings as seen above a month ago today. The sun shines on them from below; you can catch some of the reflected glare bouncing back onto the planet. Upper left, note the shadows of the rings on … Continue reading

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Musicam Sacram: Liturgical Roles (13-17)

Musicam Sacram now begins a chapter entitled, “Those With a Role In Liturgical Celebrations.” First we read of one difference between clergy and lay liturgical ministers. The former minister because of their ordination. The latter serve because of the need … Continue reading

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Satellites Study Climate Change

This release from SpaceRef.com describes the importance of satellites in piecing together more data on climate change. Moreso than photographs, climatologists rely on a radar instrument to cut through clouded atmosphere and the long, dark polar winters. I was not … Continue reading

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Musicam Sacram: More Norms (9-12)

As Musicam Sacram draws to complete its first chapter outline of general norms, we read of matters of repertoire and style. First we see a pragmatic statement which pretty much opens up the repertoire to any suitable genre: 9. In … Continue reading

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