Via Media

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February 9, 2004 Archives

New blog!

posted by awelborn

From apologist extraordinaire Dave Armstrong.

Me on Sex and the City

posted by awelborn

Here at Catholic Exchange. A note about all the qualifications at the beginning of the piece. See, when you write for the Catholic press (this piece, abbreviated, originally ran in OSV), you have to fight against the deeply-held sentiment for […]

posted by awelborn

I’ll be doing my usual gig on HMS radio today, discussing my humble contribution to the new Heart, Mind and Strength “University for Living”, which takes the form of a 6-week course on the Parables of Jesus. Here’s the press […]

Well.

posted by awelborn

Not online yet, and not even on the newstands, but the cover article in the next issue of The Atlantic looks like a winner, if by “winner” you mean provocative: How Serfdom Saved the Women’s Movement Because of “the unmade […]

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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 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?
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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?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 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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