Daily Archives: 3 January 2008


If you’re blessed with clear skies tonight (and you’re not too far into the Southern Hemisphere), look for some Quadrantid meteors. The best observations are actually possible from countries with high northern latitudes, such as Canada, Finland, Sweden, and Norway. … Continue reading

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Welcoming Sinners and Eating With Them

The California Catholic Daily can’t let go of Archbishop Niederauer. They posted his MHR homily on their site, followed by a commentary churning with anger from Catholics who seem to expect the cavalry to ride into town like San Francisco … Continue reading

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Following the Seekers

This NCR profile on twenty-something Catholics was much more interesting than the same issue’s musings on the politics of liturgy. I just don’t see this kind of searching on some of the more typical conservative web pages, just essays about … Continue reading

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Singing in the Pew: Survey Says …

NPM has their online survey results. Pew people think it’s worse than the musicians do. And the grass is browner on the other side. NPM attributes the difference in musician-pew perception perhaps to acoustics, and that may be true. Church … Continue reading

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