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April 22, 2004 Archives

Why Does Joseph’s Babysitter Hate Me?

posted by awelborn

She gave him his birthday present. It’s a little farm set with Play-Dough to enhance the experience. He’s never had Play Dough before. Now he does. I pay my bills. I pick him up on time. What did I do? […]

What’s scary

posted by awelborn

…is when your three-year old can hold up a copy of your latest book and declare “Vinci Code!” I swear, I don’t know how he made the connection. They’re always listening….be careful what you say!

Getting to the Bottom of Things

posted by awelborn

Been reflecting a bit more on catechetical issues, both in regard to the postings below and the interviews I’ve been doing about De-Coding. The bottom line really is the paradigm out of which you’re working. The assumptions you live by. […]

Blasting Da Vinci

posted by awelborn

If you want even more information about debunking The Da Vinci Code, and, even better, want specific answers to your questions, here’s your chance: A “Two-Week Faith Blaster Mini-Course” I’m offering through HMSU. The format will allow you to get […]

Previous Posts

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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