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February 14, 2004 Archives

Saturday is Entertain Me Day

posted by awelborn

Or at least that’s how it turned out. Took Katie to a local production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. It was very well done – obviously a fun show to do. I had never seen it before, although […]

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SB in NYC

posted by awelborn

A NYTimes piece on the Southern Baptist strategy in New York City “If you give them something of value, that kind of sets it apart,” said Kelley Searcy, a missionary from Atlanta, in a Midtown office on a recent Thursday […]

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Truth-teller on board?

posted by awelborn

Dare we hope? Dare we? The new administrator of Springfield says things …referring to the ongoing sex abuse crisis in the church, Sniezyk said church officials must acknowledge a culture that protected abusive priests existed years ago. “We have to […]

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Passion Thoughts

posted by awelborn

From Conor Dugan over at Christus Victor He also includes an excerpt from the forward that Mel Gibson wrote to one of the books that’s been put out (by Tyndale, if I’m not mistaken) on the film.

Traditionalists in LA

posted by awelborn

A long, long article from the LA Times Magazine. Well worth registering for. Do it. The only really odd thing about the article, to me, (in an admittedly quick first read) was the failure to put these groups in the […]

Go Irish

posted by awelborn

Interesting times at Notre Dame these days, what with their Queer Film Festival and performance of the V-Monologues. There are a couple of ND students who blog, and one of them has some thoughts at The Shrine of the Holy […]

This will wake you up

posted by awelborn

I read this and I thought, “Well! He’s in good shape!” Pope John Paul II reaches first state tournament A high school of course. We can add it to the verrrrry long list of related headlines like “St. Agnes demolishes […]

Morning After Pill

posted by awelborn

FDA delay decision until May A ruling had been expected next week on the pills, called Plan B, made by Barr Laboratories. The company announced late Friday that the Food and Drug Administration (news – web sites) is delaying action […]

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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?
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?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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