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January 1, 1970 Archives

Most Pathetic Scam of the Year

posted by awelborn

But then it’s only January: This e-mail was sent by the CitibankOnline sevrers to veerify your email adress. You must cmloepte this prcesos by clicking on the link below and enttering in the little window your Citi-bank Debit Card Nummber […]

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McGreevey’s Faith

posted by awelborn

As in governor of New Jersey. As in “Catholic.” Described here. McGreevey’s Catholic faith is an integral part of his political identity and he is not shy about letting people know it. Yet refer to him as a Catholic politician […]

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O’Malley Speaks

posted by awelborn

on gay marriage Archbishop Sean P. O’Malley urged Catholic lawyers on Sunday to oppose gay marriage, saying the institution of marriage and the family are under assault and attorneys need to help protect them. “The social cost of the breakdown […]

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“Why the Next Pope Needs to be Italian”

posted by awelborn

From the NYTimes op-ed page To be bishop of Rome — that is, of the world — is not like being bishop of Krakow. We Italians are an ancient and tested bridge between past and future, and supported by 2,000 […]

Church for Yuppies

posted by awelborn

Not my headline. The Washington Times reports on a new church in DC The concept originiated with the Rev. Tim Keller, a Presbyterian minister who in 1989 founded Redeemer Presbyterian in Manhattan. It is now at 3,000 members, 80 percent […]

Democrats hate Democracy?

posted by awelborn

When it comes to abortion… Notice anything here? In each of these cases the pro-life side submitted itself to the arduous process of introducing bills and persuading majorities of state and federal legislators to pass them. And in each of […]

Beauties and Beasts

posted by awelborn

Watched Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast with Katie this evening. She enjoyed it, as did I, but on a completely different level than I did when I first saw it – what – oh, it’s too painful to think about. […]

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There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to ...

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But ...

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and ...

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling ...

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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