Tag: Solar eclipse

Lead with beauty: evangelization and the solar eclipse

Lead with beauty: evangelization and the solar eclipse

| Christina Capecchi | September 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

The miracle was not just the eclipse but its impact, that millions stopped to look up. These days we tend to run low on wonder. This filled us up again.

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Eclipse a way to appreciate creation, Vatican astronomer tells audience

Eclipse a way to appreciate creation, Vatican astronomer tells audience

| Dennis Sadowski | August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

A total solar eclipse is a rare event, something to appreciate and enjoy in the mind of Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory.

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U.S. Catholic parishes, schools happy to be in path of solar eclipse

U.S. Catholic parishes, schools happy to be in path of solar eclipse

| Carol Zimmermann | August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

U.S. Catholic parishes and schools located in the 70-mile-wide path of the total solar eclipse Aug. 21 plan to take part in this rare event with everything from providing parking spaces or viewing sites to offering overnight retreats or all-day events with family activities or scientific lectures.

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Upcoming eclipse a sign of end times? Hardly so, Wisconsin priest says

Upcoming eclipse a sign of end times? Hardly so, Wisconsin priest says

| Dennis Sadowski | August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The word from some quarters is that the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse is a harbinger of the end times, but one Wisconsin priest hardly thinks so.

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Upcoming Aug. 21 solar eclipse thrills astronomers, Kentucky parishioners

Upcoming Aug. 21 solar eclipse thrills astronomers, Kentucky parishioners

| Dennis Sadowski | July 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

For the first time in 99 years, the summer sky will turn to night at midday Aug. 21 during a solar eclipse along a 70-mile wide path from coast to coast.

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