Daily Archives: 24 August 2007

Big Hole

But it’s not a black hole. University of Minnesota astronomers have found an enormous region of space completely empty of matter. It’s unimaginable large: a billion light years across. Larger than any previously known void–and astronomers have found many such … Continue reading

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Rite of Marriage: Introduction 17

  Power to develop a new marriage rite is given to national conferences in this fourth sub-section of the Introduction: 17. Each conference of bishops may draw up its own mar­riage rite suited to the usages of the place and … Continue reading

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Into the Laboratory

I will admit to being bothered by some posts on this thread. I think they betray an untutored view of interchurch marriages. Maybe a lack of awareness of how God works. Fr Michael’s posts also ignore the other many pitfalls … Continue reading

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Depraved But Crunchy

I confess to being a regular reader of Rod Dreher’s blog. He gets more right than most conservatives, and his willingness to engage and ability to see the incongruities of the lock-step conservativism of either the Church or the political … Continue reading

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Planetary Roundup

It’s amazing that so many space probes are working in the solar system. When I was a kid, I would have been amazed that news was forthcoming on a regular, if not daily basis, from outlets like Jupiter Today or … Continue reading

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Rite of Marriage: Introduction 13-16

The Rite gives guidelines for making proper adaptations In making adaptations, the following points must be remembered: 13. The formulas of the Roman Ritual may be adapted or, as the case may be, filled out (including the questions before the … Continue reading

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