Daily Archives: 5 January 2023

M 11: The Wild Duck Cluster

Let’s continue our survey of Messier objects. Here is some basic info if you’re just reading here for the first time. I like when astronomical objects are given real names rather than numbers. The craters of Mercury named for artists … Continue reading

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Sacramentum Caritatis 5: Purpose

Everything written so far–the virtue of┬ácaritas, the encounter with Christ, the history of the Eucharist in brief, the immediate years preceding this written work–all bring us to The purpose of this Exhortation. 5. This Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation seeks to take … Continue reading

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DSCAP 45: Order of Celebration, The Thanksgiving

One feature of the DSCAP is the “thanksgiving.” If it’s not supposed to resemble or imitate a Eucharistic Prayer, what is it? 45. The thanksgiving may follow either one of the ways described here. a. After the general intercessions or … Continue reading

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