Daily Archives: 26 July 2010

Kissing the Ring

One commentator at this Universe Today post on Prometheus, moon of Saturn, sees this as a “kiss,” the interaction of the F Ring and the moon Prometheus Look at recent smooches: Eye candy credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute Prometheus also clumps … Continue reading

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Another Oz Bishop: “I am truly sorry”

Wollongong is closer (about an hour’s drive south) to Sydney than Melbourne, and now their bishop has offered a public apology. From the local press there: I offer my sincere apology to those who have suffered abuse at the hands … Continue reading

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Finding One’s Way Through Rites and Documents

When I was gathering undergrad credits in religion to matriculate as a Master’s Degree student, I took four courses in the summer of 1984 at the Rensselaer Program of Church Music and Liturgy. In one, “Rites and Recent Documents,” music … Continue reading

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OCF 50: Part I, Funeral Rites

Let’s begin a close examination of Part I of the OCF. This section introduces the part: 50. Part I of the Order of Christian Funerals is divided into three groups of rites that correspond in general to the three principal … Continue reading

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