Daily Archives: 1 February 2008

“Not A True Story, But It Could Have Been”

Trailer for a way cool “documentary” based on Collier’s Space Flight series from the early 50’s. Watch and drool. I’d like to be one of those 420,000 off-planet. Via the fine blog Music of the Spheres.

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Equal Dignity

Introducing a book, CDWDS Secretary Archbishop Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don concedes: It is true that if one can receive on the tongue, one also can receive in the hand because this organ of the body has equal dignity. Yet … Continue reading

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Forty Hours

Not the traditional devotion, but a new continuous singing record. Indian Catholics of the town of Mangalore have eclipsed the thirty-six hour record set by Brazilian Lutheran singers in 2004. Sister Juliet Lobo, a Queen of the Apostles nun who … Continue reading

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Searching for Real Journalism

Father William Grimm, editor-in-chief of Katorikku Shimbun penned an editorial published by UCA, the Asian Catholic news agency on the need for serious journalism in Catholic media outlets. Grimm noted an example of a diocesan organ (I don’t think the … Continue reading

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WYD Mass Setting

Heading Down Under for World Youth Day? Learn George Palmer’s Mass setting. At http://www.wyd2008.org you can get the score for guitar, keyboard, cantor or congregation. Sound files for listening are also available. I listened to the Gloria this morning. It’s … Continue reading

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