Daily Archives: 13 August 2009

Saturn Ringless

It’s been a long time since I’ve astro-posted regularly, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been watching the skies. And the web sites. Saturn experienced equinox, a once-every-fifteen-years event Tuesday. What does that mean? You can’t really see the rings … Continue reading

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Tangled Up In Headlines, But Pray(?) Anyway

Headlining this afternoon at the conservative site, PewSitter, a news item identified by editorial title, “Bishop Who Abandoned Schiavo In Critical Condition.” I’m glad to note that the usual Catholic blogosphere suspects have not identified an ailing believer with a … Continue reading

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Mary as Trinitarian Icon: A Short Post For the Assumption

(This is Neil) In the Western church, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is on this Saturday, August 15. The East will celebrate the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady, Theotokos, and Ever-Virgin Mary. So, this … Continue reading

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Liam on Eunice Kennedy Shriver

I thought I’d take the occasion to note an almost-absence in Catholic blogdom: the near silence about the passing of one of the most extraordinary American Catholics of our time, Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Vox Nova offers by far the most … Continue reading

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