Daily Archives: 15 March 2011

One of the coolest things I have ever seen

No wizardry, no CGI… just photos from Cassini near Saturn.
This is as cool as cool gets.
I would add the video in a small box here, but… go NOW to Astronomy Pic of the Day.
Just go. Watch it full screen.

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QUAERITUR: Promoting use of the Communion rail

From a priest reader:
I am pastor of ___ in ___.  I have a weekly EF Mass that draws 50-100 people, a nice group of diocesan seminarian servers, and a good little schola.
I am considering returning the distribution of Holy Communion … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: EMHC told to put unconsumed, recognizable Host down the sacrarium/drain

From a reader:
I attended the class in our parish to become an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. I do not want to distribute Communion at Mass because I think it is not needed, but I would like to bring Communion … Continue reading

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Is this a joke?

I am having a hard time believing that this is true.
Please.. someone write to me to tell me this is NOT TRUE.
From Damian Thompson:
This cross between a public lavatory and a Christian Science Reading Room used to be a Catholic … Continue reading

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Getting it wrong down under

I have now read one of the shallowest articles yet on the new, corrected translation.  It is from The Age in Australia and it written by one Barry Zwartz, a writer whose “journalistic” offerings I have had the displeasure to … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can a deacon not receive Communion?

From a priest reader:
Should (can) a Deacon assist at Mass if he does not intend to receive Holy Communion? I’m not sure.
The only person obliged to receive Holy Communion at Mass is the priest celebrant. He MUST receive.
I don’t know … Continue reading

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Technical question: USB ports/hubs

There are never enough USB ports, are there?
For you savvy readers, what are the upside/downside of adding additional ports internally to your PC rather than simply getting another external hub.
Also, do you know of any really good external hubs?
Also, there … Continue reading

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