Daily Archives: 13 August 2007

Water Balloons on the Moon

The challenge for scientists and engineers is finding lunar accommodations economical,  comfortable, and safe for long duration human visits in the 2020’s and beyond. The plan in mind today is six-month stints on the moon. Anna Davison from New Scientist … Continue reading

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Music for the Feast

Some Feast-related fare on Australian Public Radio from this past weekend’s programming. Link here: For the God Who Sings. Summary here: Glorious harmony accompanies the Assumption or Dormition of The Blessed Virgin for the annual feast on August 15, chiefly … Continue reading

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Rite of Marriage: Introduction 1

As the Roman Missal has the GIRM, each of the sacramental rites also has an introduction. Some bloggers seem to think that liturgists have generally ignored the post-conciliar documents of the Church, but I can tell you that my schooling … Continue reading

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“Subsistit in”: A Clarification

(This is Neil.) Last month (I prefer to take some time with these things), the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith released “Responses to Some Questions Concerning Certain Aspects of the Doctrine of the Church.” Cardinal Walter Kasper of … Continue reading

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The Future of Catholic/Orthodox Relations

(This is Neil.) The Catholic World presently features an interview with Jack Figel, a Byzantine Catholic who presides over Eastern Catholic Publications, and Archbishop Vsevolod of the Western Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. They have both … Continue reading

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