Daily Archives: 2 July 2007

Full Moon

Cassini imaged Tethys on May 27th from 166,000 miles. That’s two-thirds the distance between Earth and our moon. You can see Ithaca Chasma just to the right of center, running up and down from the space probe’s perspective. It may … Continue reading

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Eucharisticum Mysterium 47-48: Concelebration

Concelebration can be something of a mystery to many lay Catholics. In the parish, we most often see it when the bishop is on the scene, or when a special priest’s event, like an anniversary, retirement, or special visit takes … Continue reading

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The Best of Cassini, Year Three

Go here for a brief slide show of the past year’s best images from the intrepid Saturn probe. Any favorites?

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Assaults or Not?

Zenit put up an article “Assaults Multiply in Post-Christian Society” today. As a Christian, I feel sympathy toward people whose rights have been trampled. But my sensible side suggests that some of what are characterized as “assaults” are not truly … Continue reading

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Eucharisticum Mysterium 46: Pastoral Choices

What does the leadership of a priest mean? What is the job of the liturgical presider? 46. “When the liturgy is celebrated, something more is required than the mere observance of the laws governing valid and lawful celebration; it is … Continue reading

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This Week’s To Do List

Opportunity Rover: Roll down into Victoria Crater on Planet Mars. Me: Back into the office routine, for three days at least. Some upcoming projects to complete before we take Brittany to camp in two-point-six weeks: server vestment acquisition (quick poll: … Continue reading

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