Daily Archives: 8 January 2009

What’s A Ring Plane?

 … and why, if you land on a moon of a ringed planet, you’re not likely to see a ring. Just some shadows on a planet. Not even the great Chesley Bonestell captured it quite right. Author Paul Gilster, at his excellent … Continue reading

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PCS 186-188: Viaticum Outside Mass

These three sections conclude the introduction to the celebration of viaticum. A reminder these are not obscure, minor documents. These texts of the Pastoral Care rites, sections 175-188, are to viaticum as the GIRM is to the celebration of Mass. … Continue reading

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