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January 22, 2004 Archives

WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE?

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 […]

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New Book

posted by awelborn

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

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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 […]

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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 […]

Abortion effects

posted by awelborn

An article from the Toledo Blade But do the hundreds of thousands of women who opt for abortion each year open themselves to risk? It depends on the woman, Dr. Coleman said. “People who decide to have an abortion, are […]

Dragons in the Cathedral

posted by awelborn

In L.A., to mark the Chinese New Year The group’s performance will open a special afternoon Mass to commemorate the new year — the year of the monkey. Catholics, many of them Chinese Americans from throughout Southern California, will attend, […]

Peggy Noonan’s .02

posted by awelborn

On the Vatican and “The Passion” Instead, intrigue. Yesterday, Jan. 21, Rod Dreher of the Dallas Morning News e-mailed Dr. Navarro-Valls and asked him about the e-mails the spokesman had sent to Steve McEveety. How could the Vatican deny the […]

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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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