Via Media

Via Media

January 22, 2004 Archives


posted by awelborn

Ohio priest accused of growing marijuana in the rectory Officials seized marijuana plants from the living quarters of a church Wednesday. In all, 35 marijuana plants, ranging from 6 inches to 4 feet, were found in a spare bedroom. There […]

New Book

posted by awelborn

on the sexual abuse crisis, written by a Newsweek reporter, reviewed by Janet Maslin in the Times

Translations Tussles

posted by awelborn

John Allen’s article Auguring well for favorable Vatican reaction is the fact that the Vox Clara Commission, a body of English-speaking bishops created to advise the Congregation for Divine Worship, responded positively to samples of the translation during a November […]

March for Life news

posted by awelborn

A report on the Mass last night And please go read the “After Abortion” weblog, which always collects good links and has thoughtful commentary. If you have any links to news related to pro-life events either in DC or in […]

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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