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April 2, 2004 Archives

From a Reader

posted by awelborn

This was written by Bishop Vasa (Eugene, Oregon) in his “The Heart and Mind of Bishop Vasa” column on March 4, 2004: “As I left Saint Katherine Church in Enterprise the sign on the door caught my eye. It is […]

De-Coding Da Vinci

posted by awelborn

If you’d like a more detailed look at “De-Coding Da Vinci,” go to here, and you’ll find it.

Gibson visits nuns

posted by awelborn

In Louisville! In a surprise visit, Mel Gibson ate chicken and rice, signed autographs and posed for pictures with residents and staff at the St. Joseph’s Home on Poplar Level Road Wednesday. It was all a big surprise for the […]

Peoria Madness

posted by awelborn

There’s a big stew going on in the Diocese of Peoria about the dismissal of a long-time Catholic school teacher and coach. The diocese has been not terrifically specific in its public statements about the reasons, citing things like inadequate […]

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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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