Daily Archives: 17 July 2007

Comme Le Prevoit 42

A bit more on those situations in which many nations share a single language, mostly organizational stuff, not technical or theological: 42. In those cases where a single text is prepared for a large number of countries, the text should … Continue reading

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Only His Acolytes Know For Sure?

The motumaniacs were all atwitter that the pope uses the 1962 Missal for daily Mass. Apparently that story was getting enough press to merit an official denial. Next thing you know, they’ll be saying Pope Benedict writes parodies of Tom … Continue reading

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The Slow Motion Geysers of Charon

The New Horizons probe is still years away, but scientists are certain they’ve found evidence for geysers on Pluto’s largest moon, Charon. The estimate is that Charon is resurfaced about one millimeter every 100,000 years. This is a total change … Continue reading

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Walnut Explanation

Scientists think they have the reason for the walnut-like ridge straddling the equator of Iapetus, moon of Saturn. I have to say I’ve been looking forward to this explanation. Scientists calculate Iapetus originally rotated much faster–at least five hours, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Traveler

I’ve been searching the fringes of sf and fantasy for some good reads and I stumbled across this book in the library and read it before I knew I had been occupied by a media sensation of sorts. The sf … Continue reading

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Comme Le Prevoit 38-41

We head into part III, Committees for Translating: 38. To make the translations, committees should be formed of experts in the various disciplines, namely, liturgy, Scripture, theology, pastoral study, and especially languages and literature, and, according to circumstances, music. If … Continue reading

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“Send down Thy Holy Spirit upon us and upon these Gifts here offered…”

(This is Neil.) I’ll get back to the discussion on music eventually. I should say that I think that the very best thing on the Internet is Fr John Breck’s “Life in Christ” series. In his current column, he writes … Continue reading

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