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April 5, 2004 Archives

Stuff that’s around

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Get Religion on the Cel Phone at Communion and other matters The Revealer on the religious element in conflict (to put it mildly) in Iraq, South Park’s “The Passion of the Jew,” and a continuing conversation on the influence of […]

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Among the Non-Believers

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Alan Wolfe looks at several books about freethinking, atheism, and doubt

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Jennings, Paul and Jesus

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On tonight, Charlotte Allen takes a look.

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Whoops

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Someone wrote to remind me that I’d said I’d have the DVC book for sale today. I forgot. I’ll work on that today, promise, and let you know when the bookstore is updated.

New Catholic Colleges

posted by awelborn

From the Chronicle of Higher Education. The usual suspects trotted out to say their lines, but what’s interesting is the list of planned institutions – some I’d not yet heard of.

Varia

posted by awelborn

The book signing went fine. We were pretty busy in the morning – met a reader of this blog! Hi Tom! – and things slowed down in the morning. I will say this, however – the only customers the store […]

The Passion in Art

posted by awelborn

A look from the Toledo paper

Priest raises fund via internet

posted by awelborn

No, not for an abuse defense. For a real estate deal gone bad. A Belleville Diocese priest facing a $650,000 judgment over a real estate venture gone bad is now soliciting funds from the general public to pay his mounting […]

Via Crucis

posted by awelborn

In Boston McLaughlin, second-generation Irish and Spanish-English bilingual, has been at St. Benedict Parish for nearly two decades. It was he who first took the Stations outside to the streets 16 years ago. ”I knew they did it in warmer […]

Palm Sunday With John Kerry

posted by awelborn

Went to church. A Catholic, Kerry marked Palm Sunday and the start of Easter week at the Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church where he was given a hero’s welcome. “We’re thankful that there’s going to be a revolution in […]

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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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