Daily Archives: 4 July 2010

See the Far-Off Planets

Amazing. When I was a kid, I hoped to live to see the day when we could glimpse planets revolving around other stars. Two in a row for the Astronomy Picture of the Day web site. Today’s image shows a … Continue reading

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Spam: Nyah, Nyah, Nyah

Spam seemed to have been attracted to yesterday’s “Names” post like nobody’s business. What was interesting was that none of the new connections seemed to be pornographic. At least not by link titles. Some sneaked through to the comment boxes, … Continue reading

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OCF 32-33: Music for Three of the Rites

Let’s wrap up the brief discussion on music from the OCF general introduction. As we navigate the various rites, we’ll have plenty of opportunities to examine particular pieces in the months ahead. But don’t let that stop you from commenting … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Invitations during Liturgy

How do your clergy invite people to stand and pray at key moments during the liturgy? The major moments, as far as I can remember today, are these: – After the Gloria for the opening prayer – After the homily … Continue reading

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