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January 16, 2004 Archives

Who are these people?

posted by awelborn

So a reader asks: Last night on Coast to Coast with George Noory, who, incidentally, calls himself a Catholic whenever it suits his purpose, but the rest of the time espouses ideas like reincarnation, the guest was Father Andrew C. […]

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Life is so complex

posted by awelborn

..when you’re in compliance. Isn’t it? Lexington Diocese reinstates priest Roman Catholic priest who was twice charged with sex-related offenses at Jacobson Park has been reinstated by the Lexington diocese, despite a recent allegation that he sexually abused a boy […]

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Did Howard Dean perform abortions?

posted by awelborn

George Neumayr puzzles over this, using this week’s “People” interview as his text, , and, incidentally, I’d like to extend kudos to the People reporter for actually pressing Dean on this point. Here the hypocricy – or something – of […]

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Liturgical Language

posted by awelborn

From the Tablet, a look at the English translations of the liturgical texts The first draft translation of ICEL’s new Missal is being sent out to bishops’ conferences this month. From a copy obtained by The Tablet , it is […]

Catholic Scribblers

posted by awelborn

A review of a new book, he Catholic Revival in English Literature 1845-1961, in the UK Tablet In 1859 John Henry Newman predicted that there would be no more “Classics” in English literature, and concluded that the literature of the […]

Open Doors

posted by awelborn

From the WSJ: When Christian stores open on Sunday, as the Family Christian Store chain decided to do last fall Perhaps feeling a bit defensive, Mr. Browne overplayed his hand last fall when, referring to Chik-Fil-A, he told the Dallas […]

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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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