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April 19, 2004 Archives

Abortion Marching On

posted by awelborn

Coming up in DC on April 25. Big list of celebs involved Including Celebrity Catholic Martin Sheen, Mr. Nonviolence.

Bernstein’s Mass..

posted by awelborn

For today. To that end, Donohoe has reworked the scenario of Mass, which has a text based on the liturgy of the Roman Mass with additions by Godspell author Stephen Schwartz. The original story focused on one lead character, the […]

Speaking of the fruits of heroic virtues…

posted by awelborn

Orlando family adopts not one, not two, not three…but nine neglected Russian siblings – “social orphans” The Zorcs stepped forward to adopt the children. Frank Zorc, himself the second oldest of nine children, felt strongly about keeping the siblings together. […]


posted by awelborn

Someone below asked about the difference between “servant of God” and “venerable.” Servant of God is first, and relatively general. It is a recognition of holiness that marks the opening of the cause. After this point, the cause proceeds, with […]

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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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