Daily Archives: 27 February 2006

Gaudium et Spes 21

Gaudium et Spes 21 is a bit lengthy, but bear with it. It capsulizes a wise approach in dealing with atheism and some of the problems often thrown in the face of the Church. In her loyal devotion to God … Continue reading

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After I posted on confession and healing, Liam brought up the experiences of some of our brothers and sisters, “among them, the scrupulous, the manic, the addict, the anxious, the depressed and many others.” In some communities of which he … Continue reading

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Looking For It

I have to wonder about some of the St. Blogetariat. A bit of a furor over “nakedness” here. Aside from a deceptive post title, “Get naked this Lent with Richard Rohr,” the author seems to have forgotten a classic Pauline … Continue reading

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Moon In Perspective

  Mimas orbits over Saturn’s night side in this January image from Cassini. Two remarkable things …First is the size of Saturn’s moons in relation to the planet. Mimas is not a giant like our own moon, which ranks number … Continue reading

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Young Catholic Journalism

According to CNS, Horizons, the newspaper of the Byzantine Ruthenian Eparchy of Parma (Ohio) has opened up its children’s page to children’s input. Rita Basalla, principal of Cleveland’s St. Mary Elementary School: “The hope is that the students will see … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist 8: Ashes Outside of Mass

A timely topic for the series: under what circumstances would you armchair liturgists permit or encourage the distribution of ashes outside of Mass. I had a specific request by e-mail this morning from a parishioner: I work at (a) hospital. … Continue reading

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