Monthly Archives: May 2005

Work Versus No Work

Chet Raymo’s Science Musings Blog is a refreshing change from the ideological climate of St Blog’s. But even there, I cannot help but draw parallels. Look at Raymo’s brief essay on Ice and Fairies. I was struck by his conclusion: … Continue reading

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My Problems With Apologetics

My Problems With Apologetics I feel like wading into some controversial territory tonight. We’re heading to Omaha early tomorrow to visit the zoo, so have at it while I’m gone.   The dictionary defines the term as a “branch of … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer

from Neil Catholics believe that we can learn more about the Gospel by paying close attention to the lived experience of the Church, or, as one Orthodox theologian has better put it, “the life of the Holy Spirit in the … Continue reading

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St Louis Jesuits, part 7

(Dealing with Loss) The America two-part article on the St Louis Jesuits concluded with the news that after twenty years, a reunion is in the works. I’m cautious about such efforts. I’ve never found an appeal to go back, but … Continue reading

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At Saturn: Things Worth Watching

For any science geeks out there, the Cassini web site has a few new items worth checking out. Watch the movie of the small moon making waves in the rings if you haven’t done so already. A “hot spot” on … Continue reading

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St Louis Jesuits, part 6

(Words and Music) In contemporary English-language liturgical music the direction toward Scripture was begun by the Jesuits. They never let up, and their standard has been adopted in whole or in part by just about everyone that came after them. … Continue reading

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There were three country churches in a small Texas town: Presbyterian, Methodist and Catholic. Each church was overrun with pesky squirrels. One day, the Presbyterian church called a meeting to decide what to do about the squirrels. After much prayer … Continue reading

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