Daily Archives: 13 April 2012

EXPLOSION ABOARD ODYSSEY! 42 years ago on Friday 13th

Jimmy Akin reminded me today that it is the anniversary of the day an oxygen tank exploded in the Service Module of Apollo 13 on its way to our great natural satellite’s Fra Mauro Highlands, named after the 15th c. … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Scruffy and Christological Goldfinch Edition

I haven’t posted much about the birds at the feeder.  This, and a recent trip to the Detroit Institute of Art, gives me a chance to use a feature the blog’s software offers and which I have never used.
Here are … Continue reading

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Was a Council necessary? Explain in 200 words or less.

Fr. Bede Rowe of A Chaplain Abroad has an amusing post about the observance of the anniversary of the Second Vatican Council.
He begins:

There was a world wide consultation of Bishops before the initial preparation of the Council began.
I think of it … Continue reading

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