Daily Archives: 7 June 2007

Messenger On Course For Mercury

After a close brush with Venus (210 miles), the Messenger space probe is now aimed for its first Mercury encounter next January. It will be humanity’s first return to the innermost planet since Mariner 10’s mid-70’s flybys.

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Eucharisticum Mysterium 6: The Center

One of my grad school profs had a motto to pass on to us: The Eucharist Makes the Church. This section puts some meat on that bone: 6. Catechesis to the eucharistic mystery should aim at helping the faithful realize … Continue reading

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Support for Marriage

It’s on my mind these days, as we’re looking at upheaval on a few fronts at our parish. Our parish wedding liaison has resigned–she’s long been responsible for on-site wedding preparation at the church, running wedding rehearsals and making sure … Continue reading

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Plug Your Ears, But Don’t Forget to Close Your Eyes

An informative post highlights Vox Nova‘s contribution to the scientific sphere in St Blog’s today. Katerina Marie does it well for you. Yet some will still deny. Ho hum, what else is new? It seems easy to put the blame … Continue reading

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Motumania, Lost in Translation

Now we know why it’s taking so long. A Vatican bureaucracy decides the way to put the foot into the backside of those slowpoke liberal Anglos is to add another layer of committee, Vox Clara. How many years are we … Continue reading

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Eucharisticum Mysterium 5: General Principles

Whew! After that introduction, we get to Part I, “General Principles to be Given Prominence in Catechizing the People on the Eucharistic Mystery.” Section five treats “Requirements of Pastors …” so let’s see how the clergy of the late 60’s … Continue reading

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