Posts Tagged ‘Space’

Location, location, location? How coronavirus is reshaping our sense of place Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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