Daily Archives: 6 November 2012

No Craters on Methone, What’s Up?

No craters on this 3-mile moon of Saturn. What’s up with that? If this is a pile of ice rubble and dust, then why is it oblong? And maybe there are craters underneath a fluffy surface.

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Built of Living Stones 148: Appropriateness

“Liturgical appropriateness” defined: § 148 § Appropriateness for liturgical action is the other criterion for choosing a work of art for church. The quality of appropriateness is demonstrated by the work’s ability to bear the weight of mystery, awe, reverence, … Continue reading

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George Weigel, Ten Years Past Turning Point

I think George Weigel and Joe Biden are something of peas in a pod. The Vice-President is prone to vocal gaffes I suppose. Though I don’t have any first-hand experience of them. Mr Weigel, on the other hand, seems to … Continue reading

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Evangelii Nuntiandi 73: Lay Ecclesial Ministries

Lay people are everywhere, including laboring with the clergy with their God-given charisms: 73. Hence the active presence of the laity in the temporal realities takes on all its importance. One cannot, however, neglect or forget the other dimension: the … Continue reading

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