Daily Archives: 29 February 2008

DMC 16: Parish Masses With Children

More often the question arises with the matter of Chapter II, “Masses With Adults in Which Children Also Participate” In other words, what to do when significant numbers of children are numbered among the liturgical assembly: 16. In many places … Continue reading

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Lunar Landing

NASA video takes you to touchdown at Shackleton Crater at the moon’s south pole. And other cool stuff, too.

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Bodies

The exhibit Bodies Revealed opens in KC’s Union Station today. Lots of interest and commentary in the local media, the blogosphere, and other circles. My bishop has weighed in too: Catholic moral teaching regards the human person as a unity … Continue reading

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Twenty-Niners

I have two good friends who were born on this date. The local paper noted a couple married on 29 February. Anybody out there with significant historical stuff happening on this date? If so, do you observe in non-leap years … Continue reading

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Follow the White: Dione and Janus

This Cassini image posted on their site yesterday shows a natural light contrast between one of Saturn’s major moons and one of the shepherd moons of the major ring system. Dione, above, shows those streaks that intrigued Voyager scientists in … Continue reading

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DMC 13-15: More on Liturgy

The next three sections of the Directory for Masses With Children are brief and address related points. So let’s take them in one gulp: 13. Various kinds of celebrations may also play a major role in the liturgical formation of … Continue reading

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The Republican Trojan Horse

Hey, let’s do another Ralph Nader post. The last one was fun, no? Tuesday this week, Michael Sean Winters at the new America blog reacted to the new Nader candidacy with a suggestion for censorship: I invite all responsible journalists … Continue reading

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