Daily Archives: 29 June 2007

Eucharisticum Mysterium 40: Communion for the Sick and Elderly

What about believers who are unable to attend parish Mass? 40. It is right for those prevented from being present at the celebration of the community eucharist to receive the eucharist often; in this way they will also realize that … Continue reading

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Cassini at Tethys

Look at some of the raw images from the Cassini probe’s latest flyby of Tethys. You may remember it’s one of the moons now thought to have some kind of volcanic activity contributing to the plasma caught in Saturn’s magnetic … Continue reading

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Motumania: The Justification

Dan at Holy Whapping surfaces a theory of the motu proprio as Ressourcement. What does that mean? In the 1930′s and into the 1940′s, a handful of Jesuits and Dominicans began a movement to ground Catholic theology and liturgy in … Continue reading

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Eucharisticum Mysterium 39: At the Hour of Death

Some notes on Viaticum, receiving the Eucharist at the time of death: 39. Communion received as viaticum should be considered as a special sign of sharing in the mystery celebrated in the Mass, the mystery of the death of the … Continue reading

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The Potato Salad Rule

When I left home for the college dorm, I realized that my mother’s potato salad was nearly unique. That yellowish stuff I saw in the cafeteria was loaded with mustard. That stuff belonged on hot dogs, not with potatoes. My … Continue reading

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