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April 16, 2004 Archives

A good day

posted by awelborn

I have to admit, after my weeks of Amazon frustration, this big Barnes and Noble sale did me a world of good. Because, as I mentioned to one correspondent, I wrote this book, (as well as almost every other book […]

The Sacrifice of Christ

posted by awelborn

From the UK journal Priests and People This is a wonderfully rich way of bringing together incarnation and salvation, focusing on the theme of Christ’s solidarity with and commitment to human beings who have lost their way. But more should […]

Saw Valenzeula play tonight!

posted by awelborn

Fernando! Junior, that is. Plays for the mighty Fort Wayne Wizards. Opening home game. Joseph lasted eight innings, with help from a pretzel, a hamburger, peanuts and ice cream.

Funny how these things happen..

posted by awelborn

“Mom, can Leah spend the night after the dance?” somehow turned into “Mom, would it be okay if Hannah and Mona spent the night, too? They were standing right there and….” Whatever. Take care of three “you take my kid […]

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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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