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January 1, 1970 Archives

Word From Rome

posted by awelborn

Canonical questions about the norms And Eastern European martyrs…

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Pain all round

posted by awelborn

Greg Popcak helpfully comments on the situation of a couple who seemed to be doing everything right possibly getting divorced. In my capacity as a Catholic marriage counselor who has done over 10,000 hours of exclusively Catholic counseling since 1999 […]

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Selective Faith

posted by awelborn

Committing oneself to focusing on Jesus during the liturgy isn’t selling out. It’s a good thing. Experiencing a deeper communion with the Lord during a liturgy marked by “bad” music and inadequate homilies and a host of other faults isn’t […]

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Fulton Sheen

posted by awelborn

The Cause Moves Forward Roman church officials have renewed formal contact with the nonprofit Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Foundation and its local co-founder, Gregg Ladd of Highland. In a Jan. 23 letter, Roman Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins, prefect of the […]

To a Theater Near You

posted by awelborn

The Life of Brian, back in theaters The makers of “Life of Brian” have just decided to re-release the film in the theaters next month. They’re betting that at least some of the 45 million or so of us who […]

Whazzup

posted by awelborn

Here’s what’s coming up regarding media and me and De-Coding: 1) There will be an article in next Tuesday’s Orlando Sentinel about The Da Vinci Code, written by their books editor Nancy Pate, which will include stuff about my book. […]

Christians in Baghdad

posted by awelborn

Fred Barnes reports Freedom of religion is guaranteed in the interim Iraqi constitution signed three weeks ago. But it also gives considerable autonomy to regional districts that might frown on visible expressions of Christianity. And if Pastor Jule follows through […]

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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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