Daily Archives: 9 December 2009

Her Opinion

Scrabble with hot chocolate tonight. Look over on the left there. Near the end of the game, the young miss tacked “OPINION” on the end of QUILT for a personal-best 72-points on one play. Her total for the game: 353. … Continue reading

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Outside and Inside

Still digging out in Iowa. The night is partly clear; I can see some stars and Jupiter. The young miss is pleased school has been called off tomorrow. I thought it would. It’s already down to zero F and will … Continue reading

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Blowing in a Cold Wind

It was beautiful outside this morning. Snowfall has ended, but the wind is whipping what has fallen thickly into the air. Otherwise it would be sunny instead of a yellow haze. I like the formations in windblown snow. The dog … Continue reading

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RCIA 245: Understanding the Mysteries

245. The neophytes are, as the term “mystagogy” suggests, introduced into a fuller and more effective understanding of the mysteries through the Gospel message they have learned and above all through their experience of the sacraments they have received. For … Continue reading

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How To Get Good Bishops?

Irish theologian Vincent Twomey weighs in publicly on how bishops should be selected. The gist of his argument pertains to Ireland: mediocre candidates, too many dioceses (26), an immediate moratorium on selecting new bishops, a serious self-examination of the Irish … Continue reading

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