Daily Archives: 12 October 2006

On the Menu in Nebraska

  I was up in Omaha yesterday giving a breakout session for these folks. A colleague wished I had been there for the previous evening’s liturgy. He said something along the lines of putting to task my “usual blend of … Continue reading

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Is It Love or Voluntary Poverty?

Hopefully both. There’s a nifty little drama in this Sunday’s Gospel. I’ve had the rare chance to break this open twice this week. It will be interesting to see how our parish’s homilists treat it: As he was setting out … Continue reading

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Sixth Planet, Glory

    Thanks to some orbital tweaking, Cassini recently spent twelve hours in Saturn’s shadow investigating back-lit rings, discovering a thing or two. They posted a very beautiful composite of 165 images here, enhanced somewhat to bring out details.

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Lumen Gentium 63

Mary as a “type of the Church.” Anybody want to tackle that? By reason of the gift and role of divine maternity, by which she is united with her Son, the Redeemer, and with His singular graces and functions, the … Continue reading

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Lumen Gentium 62

In our site’s 2,000th post today we continue reading the relationship of Mary with believers: This maternity of Mary in the order of grace began with the consent which she gave in faith at the Annunciation and which she sustained … Continue reading

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Christianity and the Urban Future

There has been a great deal of speculation over what Christianity will look like in the coming years, much of it focusing on the likely movement of the church’s center of gravity to the Southern hemisphere. But we can also … Continue reading

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