Daily Archives: 15 May 2012

Yo Conto Count

One of my favorite greetings to our 17-year-old cat is, “I count on Count.” Mi gato bello. People who meet him think he’s female, but he’s always been a “man’s cat,” as my wife says. Lately, he’s been spending a … Continue reading

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Big Drop

If all the earth’s water were gathered into one sphere, it would be slightly larger than Saturn’s number two moon, Rhea. According to this illustration, I can see it from my backyard. The USGS gives some helpful info here.

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Funeral Lectionary: 1 Corinthians 15:51-57

In the whole of 1 Corinthians 15, Saint Paul is less comforting the mourners and more trying to exhort the believers into a better expression of the Christian life. This passage we look at today is definitely aimed at the … Continue reading

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RDCA II, 12-13: Dedication Liturgy of the Word

The Liturgy of the Word always leads off with the reassembled people of Israel listening to the Law for the first time in their lives: 12. Three readings are used in the liturgy of the word. The texts are chosen … Continue reading

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GDC 270-271: “The service of the Holy See”

Diocese–check. Between dioceses and national conference–check, check. What support can catechists and the ministry of formation expect from Rome? Pope John Paul II sees the role of Rome as a service to sister dioceses everywhere, but also something of the … Continue reading

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