Daily Archives: 20 August 2012

Happy Birthday VOYAGER!

From NASA (and remember that Pres. Obama has killed the manned space program… just another reason to vote against him): August 20, 2012 Thirty-five years ago today, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft, the first Voyager spacecraft to launch, departed on a … Continue reading

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20 August: St. Samuel, Old Testament prophet

Many of the great figures of the Old Testament are considered by Holy Church to be saints. They are not on the Latin Church’s universal calendar – except for a few of those mighty ones who stand astride the two … Continue reading

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Of things canicular and stellar, haedine and sabine

We are in “the dog days of summer”. This phrase, for what is supposed to be the hottest part of the summer, believed by the ancients to be a time of bad omens, stems from the name of the bright … Continue reading

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Are we witnessing the establishment of a “state religion”?

My friend the great Fr. George Welzbacher, one of the five smartest people I know, issues weekly a “Pastor’s Page” in his parish bulletin (he is 84 and still pastor of a parish) which always deserve a close read.  They … Continue reading

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What is your good news?

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