Daily Archives: 17 March 2008

DMC 50-51: Presidential Prayers

The DMC seems a little nervous skirting the issue of adapting Roman Missal prayers for children. With good reason, I’d say. Let’s read: 50. The priest is permitted to choose from the Roman Missal texts of presidential prayers more suited … Continue reading

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Conscientious Objection in the Constitution

My friend Lee writes on an alternate form of Amendment #2 that was considered in 1789: The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed; a well armed and well regulated militia being the best … Continue reading

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A Geological Puzzle

This Cassini¬†image of Enceladus is featured on the Astronomy Picture of the Day site. Geologists are still trying to understand what they see. They work on some basic principles: cratered surfaces are older, smooth surfaces are new and indicate resurfacing, … Continue reading

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DMC 47-49: Commentary, Homily, and Creed

Introductory comments on the Scriptures or on the saint of the day are commended: 47. All the elements that will help to explain the readings should be given great consideration so that the children may make the biblical readings their … Continue reading

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