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July 2004 Archives

So-called Old Time Religion

posted by awelborn

A DMN piece looks at a Latin Mass community, Opus Dei and the Neo-Catechumenal Way in the Dallas area. I think I was most surprised by the strength of the last group. Nuestra SeƱora Del Pilar started as a parish […]

The Word from Peru

posted by awelborn

That’s where John Allen is reporting from, and he has some fascinating stuff, including skullduggery swirling around Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima and explanations for the growth in evangelical Protestantism in the country Peruvian journalist Federico Prieto Celi gave […]

Mt. Carmel

posted by awelborn

Today is The Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. Talk about your favorite Carmelites here, if you like, and what Carmel is all about.

Book Signing

posted by awelborn

Here in The Fort on Sunday, and perhaps, on a slightly different note, a quick trip to NYC next week. I’ve got a phone agreement, but I won’t believe anything until they tell me my flight number. So stay tuned…

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? 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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