Daily Archives: 5 November 2013

GMD 128-132: An Invitation

One of the shortest chapters (GMD 128-132) offers believers an invitation. Let’s examine it briefly. Click on the link if you’d like more detail. But it has a nice argument to it. GMD 128 recounts Jesus calling the fishermen (Mark … Continue reading

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Clavius, Jesuit on the Moon

Jesuits have lent their names to thirty-some craters on the moon. The largest of these is Clavius, named for the 16th century astronomer Christoph Klau (Latinized to Clavius). Clavius is fairly prominent in the lunar southern hemisphere, and at 135 … Continue reading

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Mediator Dei 4

Pope Pius XII praised the Liturgical Movement, begun in the 19th century, rooted in good scholarship, moved forward with “initiative,” and driven in part by Benedictine communities. 4. You are of course familiar with the fact, Venerable Brethren, that a … Continue reading

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