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January 24, 2004 Archives

Congratulations!

posted by awelborn

Lucas Joseph Ignace Dreher Born today! 8 lbs., 2oz. Mother and baby doing well… God bless!

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More Latin

posted by awelborn

From Boston Link fixed. Sorry.

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O’Brien trial

posted by awelborn

What happened yesterday. Testimony from two key witnesses Thursday revealed that Bishop Thomas J. O’Brien knew authorities wanted to question him about a fatal hit-and-run accident but he never called police, in part, because he didn’t know how to get […]

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Good Riddance

posted by awelborn

A WaPo article about the decline of bingo in Catholic churches Once a staple of fundraising for the Catholic Church, bingo night has fallen victim to changing times. A generation of regular players is aging and passing away. Younger churchgoers […]

O’Malley on Communion

posted by awelborn

and Catholic politicians In an interview with LifeSiteNews.com following the Vigil for Life Mass in Washington Wednesday, Boston Archbishop Sean O’Malley expressed his great desire for a renewal of faith among Catholics. Asked about the problem of Catholic politicians promoting […]

You Can’t Go Home Again

posted by awelborn

Cardinal George steps up Cardinal Francis George on Friday barred the Rev. John Calicott from further visits to Holy Angels parish in Bronzeville after ruling the priest violated church rules concerning priests accused of sexual misconduct. The cardinal’s move comes […]

Friends say priest was betrayed

posted by awelborn

35 marijuana plants – a simple misunderstanding The Rev. Richard Arko is known as a gentle man – a vegan, yogi and massage therapist. He also takes in strays – animals and people. His friends believe his trust was betrayed […]

St. Francis de Sales

posted by awelborn

Today is the memorial of St. Francis de Sales, truly one of my favorite saints. Bishop of Geneva at a time during which the Calvinists were firmly in control, he ministered to his flock nonetheless, sometimes by stealth. A greatly-admired […]

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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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