Daily Archives: 12 April 2011

GILM 108-110: Solemnities of the Lord, Plus Weekdays

108. On the solemnities of Holy Trinity, Corpus Christi, and the Sacred Heart, the texts chosen correspond to the principal themes of these celebrations. The readings of the Thirty-Fourth and last Sunday of Ordinary Time celebrate Christ the universal King. … Continue reading

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Fifty Years Ago, Or Less

Fifty years ago today Yuri Gagarin rocketed into a new frontier. This BBC piece muses on the what-if: the Soviets were the first to land on the moon. Both space programs were really pushing in 1968. The Americans got Apollo … Continue reading

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