Posts Tagged ‘Space’

Space, Shape, Sharing and now Social Distancing

Monday, August 24th, 2020
eucharist meal of memories

Philosophers often point out that space is one of the basic prerequisites of human experience. We exist as spatial creatures – we have size and location and movement. We imagine ourselves ‘in space,’ we arrange things in space in relation to other items located around us. We constantly locate (i.e. put in a place in Read more

The curious case of the crop circles in Ngatea

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Fairly credible evidence suggests that an alien spacecraft landed in a field in the Hauraki Plains. At 7.30 pm on September 4, 1969, two Straits Air Freight Express pilots reported an unidentified flying object in the form of a fluorescent blue pulsating light beside the pilot’s side window. Read more Related Posts:Serious incidents at Gloriavale Read more

Location, location, location? How coronavirus is reshaping our sense of place

Thursday, March 26th, 2020
working from home

There are few times stranger to start cohabiting with one’s partner than the week before a citywide lockdown. Less than two weeks after I moved the majority of my things across New York City, I found myself occupying a new, though by now not unfamiliar, apartment. Thanks to the restrictions of the lockdown, the geography Read more

Evangelii Gaudium: Time is greater than space

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

222. A constant tension exists between fullness and limitation. Fullness evokes the desire for complete possession, while limitation is a wall set before us. Broadly speaking, “time” has to do with fullness as an expression of the horizon which constantly opens before us, while each individual moment has to do with limitation as an expression Read more

Just one world: An astronaut on Vatican II

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Being one of the first human beings to orbit the planet most certainly brings a unique perspective to all aspects of human life, including faith and ethics. Many of the first astronauts and cosmonauts who returned to our little blue dot in the universe brought back messages of peace and human unity. Coming from members Read more

Pope Benedict calls space station

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Vatican Radio reports that discussions are under way to try to arrange for Pope Benedict to speak to two Italian astronauts onboard the space station. The planned link-up would happen on May 4 and will coincide with the final mission of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, which is scheduled to leave from the Kennedy Space Center Read more