Daily Archives: 8 November 2008

Carnival and … Globes!

I’ve been neglecting the astroblogging community and not posting the carnivals of space. So go here for Carnival #78. I also found what to ask Santa for Christmas, only they’re not in production yet: globes of the Galilean satellites. These … Continue reading

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Emulate the Media

Mining some of the synod results from around the world’s Catholic web sites, I found a news item of an address delivered by an Australian bishop, Wollongong’s Peter Ingham. If the Liturgy of the Word is to be given the … Continue reading

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Smart on Liturgy, Dumb on Politics

The post-election handwringing is in full swing. A number of posts and comments on the Insight Scoop blog lament that only if the laity were better formed, if only they went to Mass more often, if only the bishops were … Continue reading

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Snacking on the Word: John 2.17 channels Psalm 69.10a

One of the favorite “double quotes,” somebody in the Bible quoting from elsewhere in the Scriptures, comes up this weekend embedded in the Gospel: His disciples recalled the words of scripture, “Zeal for your house will consume me.” Is that … Continue reading

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