Daily Archives: 25 May 2008

Blue Royals

It took me almost six years to warm up to any of the KC teams. But I was getting excited about the Royals, especially when they hired the new manager Trey Hillman and were courting Torii Hunter in the off-season. … Continue reading

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Day of the Phoenix

It’s today. The Phoenix Mars Lander will arrive near the Martian arctic circle in a few hours. Check out this great animation from NASA and the Astronomy Picture of the Day site.

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FIYH 7: Thinking in Lay Terms

The US bishops ponder the recognition that the baptized are the People of God. They criticize the lone ranger approach as they acknowledge the shift in understanding since the 1960′s will of necessity require changes in the preaching approach of … Continue reading

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Mea Culpa

blackadder at Vox Nova blogs on the medical establishment bucking legal advice and offering apologies to people who were victims of avoidable medical mistakes. The NYT original is here. Funny how the recipe of humility, admission of error, and vulnerability … Continue reading

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Sacrum Diaconatus Ordinem 21-24: Functions

More on Paul VI’s 1967 motu proprio on reestablishing the permanent diaconate. What does a deacon do? This question answered, mostly in a liturgical way: 21. According to the above-mentioned Constitution of the Second Vatican Council it pertains to the … Continue reading

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