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January 19, 2004 Archives

Hush now

posted by awelborn

Okay, Ono, we can all hear you. You can stop crowing now! By the way, you didn’t watch the caucuses unless you watched the caucuses – on C-Span – on both, if you have them. They had different feeds on […]

The Day After

posted by awelborn

So, I’m talking to my oldest son on the telephone: Me: (tentatively) Well….how are you feeling? Him: Okay, I guess. Me: Hmm. Him: This is worse than getting dumped. Me: You feel like you were let down? Him: YES! It’s […]

Off to Australia

posted by awelborn

…for three months. That’s what the pastor involved in the Rockford Diocese incident I described here is doing Time for a sabbatical The embattled pastor at a suburban Catholic church announced he is taking a three-month sabbatical leave to Australia. […]

Church Attacks

posted by awelborn

Attacks against churches in Sri Lanka increasing And fromt he same news source: Anglican synod to debate papal primacy next month

Previous Posts

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 Michael, whom he remembered, among other things, as on

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 here's the thing.Whether or not Yates' original novel in

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 Almsgiving, right?Well, here's a worthy recipient for your hard-

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? 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 Episcopalians, all the better.To tell the truth, you can bl

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 minute of labor, describing the intensity of discomfor

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

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