Daily Archives: 18 May 2008

End of an Era

Even without a departure from my parish, today would be a bittersweet day. My daughter finished her three years in the parish children’s choir. It was the end of the fifth year of the first new choir I founded at … Continue reading

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FIYH Introduction 4: This Intimate Link

Fulfilled in Your Hearing is devoted to the Sunday homily at Mass, but the bishops acknowledge the importance of preaching in the other sacraments. They also note that the sacrament of baptism makes every believer responsible for the presentation of … Continue reading

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Sunday Astronomy Roundup

We had a fun time at the club last night. The moon was bright and we had some scattered clouds, but observing the planets and some other moons was fruitful. The crater Pythagoras was impressive on the moon. It’s in … Continue reading

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Sacrum Diaconatus Ordinem 4-6: Basic Requirements

Pope Paul VI set forth requirements for the permanent diaconate: 4. By the law of the Church, confirmed by the Ecumenical Council itself, young men called to the diaconate are obliged to observe the law of celibacy. 5. The permanent … Continue reading

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