Daily Archives: 11 December 2021

A Christmas Star

The Christmas movie channels could hire me as a science consultant on scripts. My wife and I watched an otherwise enjoyable holiday flick tonight. I outlined to the young miss my problems with the science, none of which really impacted … Continue reading

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Christmas Stamps 1964

  Stamps, plural. Catch this? Other nations had a long tradition of issuing stamps for Christmas. (Check the world’s first, from north of the border and all the way back to the 19th century.) The US Post Office was late … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 26: Catechesis, Part 3: Three Values of Penance

Pope John Paul II speaks of pastors offering catechesis, but he does it here for them, starting with metanoia: The pastors of the church are also expected to provide catechesis on penance. Here too the richness of the biblical message … Continue reading

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