Daily Archives: 25 June 2007

Eucharisticum Mysterium 32: Communion Under Both Kinds

The Consilium takes pains to present the case for lay people to receive Communion under both forms. One element often missing from catechesis (at least in the parishes of my memory) is the link between the notion of covenant and … Continue reading

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Talk About Pennies From Heaven

Inclement weather on certain stars may be a gold mine. Or literally a platinum boon. Getting out of the gravity well with all that thermal shielding might be hell, though. On the star Alpheratz, they don’t use mercury for thermometers … Continue reading

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Knot and Slash

The Cassini site posted this image of Saturn’s F-Ring. This kind of finding–a non-living structure changing and evolving–would confound the steady-state expectations of previous generations of astronomers. It’s one thing to speak of stars going supernova any millennium now. But … Continue reading

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The Giuliani Crusade

The Catholic blogosphere’s (and others’) efforts to derail the candidacy of Rudy Giuliani get noticed in the Times. Not being a party member, this soap opera has pretty much no effect on the confluence of my state of grace and … Continue reading

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Eucharisticum Mysterium 31: Lay People

In our examination of Eucharisticum Mysterium, we now look at part II-3, treating the “Communion of the Faithful,” which will run from sections 31 through 41. 31. The faithful share more fully in the celebration of the eucharist through the … Continue reading

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“Lost in Wonder, love and praise”

(This is Neil.) I’m back from my travels. You will remember a post from Todd from earlier this month “on how Evangelical hymnody is part of the Catholic experience – and how that might be a good thing for us.” … Continue reading

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