Daily Archives: 9 January 2006

Another Geography Puzzler

  Where is this? Hint #1: it has two namesakes in the northern hemisphere. Check the comment box for hint #2

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Guess the Isle

  In my dream vacation, about a week would be spent here, arriving by ferry in the north, renting a car, and taking some time to drive through the country, getting to the city marked in the lower right. I … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 5

Continuing our examination of the Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, we find a report stating: Today’s spiritual agitation and the changing conditions of life are part of a broader and deeper revolution. As a result of … Continue reading

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Musical Epiphany and Creation

I link this site from Australian Public Radio on occasion, but musicians out there might want to check out For The God Who Sings this week. The first half includes a lot of Bach (and traditional-type church music) on Epiphany. … Continue reading

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The Washing of Feet

The January 2006 Pastoral Review has a very interesting article by the English Bishop Crispian Hollis that takes the form of a reflection on a recent Diocesan Pastoral Plan for his Diocese of Portsmouth. Here is an excerpt: I was … Continue reading

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Two Cents More

Don’t forget to add an extra two cents on your snail mail today. Just a reminder.

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The Middle Path of Renewal

Thus, today we can look with gratitude at the Second Vatican Council: If we interpret and implement it guided by a right hermeneutic, it can be and can become increasingly powerful for the ever necessary renewal of the Church. Benedict’s … Continue reading

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