Daily Archives: 11 May 2015

Two Sunsets

Someday, people will look at the setting sun on Mars and consider it just as romantic as what one sees on Earth. Today, we can experience a comparison: the French Riviera and Gale Crater. Why does the Red Planet have … Continue reading

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Humanae Vitae 22: Promotion of Chastity

Humanae Vitae is online at the Vatican site, and the text highlighted below is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana. At first glance, this section addresses teachers. But it likely is better applied to parents in addition to those who … Continue reading

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Can Swans Swim the English Channel?

I took a day off to clean up around the house and pack. Took a break to watch Swansea City poach three points off Arsenal. It wasn’t the most exciting ninety minutes of sport, but it was an effective display … Continue reading

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Misericordiae Vultus 20de: The Witness of the Apostle Paul

Let’s finish up section 20 with some testimony from Saint Paul. Few saints have experienced such a remarkable conversion from rigidity to mercy: The Apostle Paul makes a similar journey. Prior to meeting Jesus on the road to Damascus, he … Continue reading

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PS 16: “Stational” Gatherings

Remember, you can check the full document Paschale Solmnenitatis on this site, among many others on the internet. Are you aware of the tradition of “stational” churches? 16. “All Lenten observances should be of such a nature that they also … Continue reading

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