Daily Archives: 16 July 2015

16 July: Apollo 11 lifts off

Who can forget this? 16 July 1969. Very cool slo mo. Imagine what this would have been like with today’s tech? Still.. it is simply awesome. Saturn V!

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NYC – Day 1: Of Sedes, Sargents, and Sandwiches

I’m happy ensconced in New York City for a few days.   First on the list of things to do: go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I was heading toward the small Van Gogh exhibit of Irises and Roses … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Custom” and liturgical abuses (e.g., glass chalices)

From a reader… QUAERITUR: What constitutes a custom? My friend appealed to custom when saying that we are allowed to use glass chalices, but I don’t think that applies here. So when can argue for something from a custom? Using glass chalices … Continue reading

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