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March 29, 2004 Archives

Dems puzzle over Catholics

posted by awelborn

Reader David points me to Matthew Yglesias’ blog where they’re discussing Catholicism and politics, with references to discussions on a couple of other blogs. Go over and chat about that “increasingly homogeneous” Church of Uganda, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Colombia, […]

Leaving Behind

posted by awelborn

The latest Left Behind book is ready for you to purchase Mr. Fillingane, owner of Lemstone Books in Hattiesburg, Miss., has arranged television, radio and newspaper advertisements and even a marquee over the front of his local mall, and next […]

It’s Not Going Away

posted by awelborn

And further, it’s going to turn out to be an enormouse test of Catholic leadership in the United States. The John Kerry candidacy, of course. Are they up to it? Can they put aside their 501 (c) (3) fears? Why […]

Hubbard Praised, Picketed

posted by awelborn

Receives award. Hubbard, leader of the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese, did not acknowledge the more than 100 pickets holding signs that said “Shame” and “Support the Victims” as he walked into the Sunset Banquet House to be honored as “Humanitarian […]

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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? 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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