Daily Archives: 31 March 2022

USPS: A Decade In Space

My favorite moon mission, Apollo 15, is somewhat depicted in the image above, reproducing the 1971 USPS issue honoring a “decade.” Ten years prior, Alan Shepherd went into space for a brief 15-minute mission–that’s the reference. By 1971, interest in … Continue reading

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Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us 179-180: A Time To Plan, A Time To Act

The US Bishops published Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us in 1999. Twenty-three years later they acknowledge the time was then. If any readers in Catholic parishes are still with me, you can assess if your community has seen the … Continue reading

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Spe Salvi 24: The True Shape of Christian Hope

The true shape of Christian hope┬ácovers sections 24 through 31. We start here: 24. Let us ask once again: what may we hope? And what may we not hope? First of all, we must acknowledge that incremental progress is possible … Continue reading

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