Daily Archives: 19 October 2011

In The Moon

Nice story from Reuters on Russian plans to colonize lunar lava caves. They would likely provide significant shielding from the sleet of solar radiation that pummels these airless (or nearly airless) bodies. All explorers need do is seal them up … Continue reading

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Laughing At The Days To Come

As one commenter here pointed out, Christians make up 78% of the American citizenry. So why are Christians, all of a sudden,┬árunning scared contemplating being carted off to prison or being martyred for the faith? Bishops have talked about it. … Continue reading

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GDC 35: “The meaning and purpose of Part One”

Okay, I fibbed. We’re almost into the meat of the GDC. Today’s section gives an overview of Part One. From here we get into the gist of evangelization. Let’s read: 35. This first part intends to define the proper character … Continue reading

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GIRM 5: The Royal Priesthood of the Faithful

I should mention that this entire introductory section, GIRM 1-15, is an addition from the earlier editions released in the last century. As we continue through this introduction, we have an important reminder about the priesthood of believers. One might … Continue reading

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