Daily Archives: 9 March 2006

Hopkins on Comets

— I am like a slip of comet, Scarce worth discovery, in some corner seen Bridging the slender difference of two stars, Come out of space, or suddenly engender’d By heady elements, for no man knows; But when she sights … Continue reading

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Amy’s On Zenit

Elizabeth Lev, one of Zenit’s fine writers, includes some of her conversation with St Blog’s own Amy Welborn in this week’s column. Speaking of her latest book, Decoding Mary Magdalene: Fact, Fiction and Lies, Amy says, “Mary Magdalene shows the … Continue reading

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Armchair Liturgist 9: How Many Sacraments?

Here’s a good one for you. We have two baptized Christians in RCIA who are fairly ill. They will certainly live till Easter–nothing life-threatening from what I hear. But the RCIA director and pastor made a call to receive them … Continue reading

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“A Worthy Thought”

I heard this anecdote from one of my diocesan sources. At St Joseph, our co-cathedral up north, Bishop Finn went to sign himself with holy water on the way in and touched not So this directive came through this afternoon: … Continue reading

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He’s Back

Peter Nixon always had one of the better blogs on the planet. I got word today he’s blogging again as part of Commonweal’s leap into the blogosphere. So go check him out.

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Liquid Water on Enceladus?

Who could have conceived of this? A Cassini press release gives the story, possibly the biggest of the Cassini mission thus far: “Our search for liquid water has taken a new turn. The type of evidence for liquid water on … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 24

Gaudium et Spes 24 reminds us of the primacy of God’s universal fatherhood: God, Who has fatherly concern for everyone, has willed that all (people) should constitute one family and treat one another in a spirit of (family). For having … Continue reading

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