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January 1, 1970 Archives

You want a new pedagogy?

posted by awelborn

Here you go. Your pope has some things to teach the teachers: There is an unexpected novelty in the new "Compendium" of the catechism of the Catholic Church presented by Benedict XVI on June 28. It features prominently, in full […]

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Survey says…

posted by awelborn

Adoremus is sponsoring a survey on the implemenation of Redemptionis Sacramentum. It seems to be something you need to print out and actually, physically mail.

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To Cologne

posted by awelborn

Pope to visit Cologne synagogue in August

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Ethicists and their Nuances

posted by awelborn

Stephen Drake of Not Dead Yet points us to a Hastings Center Report (pdf) and Stephen’s own commentary on it I think you might be interested in a short article that’s appearing in the current issue of "the Hastings Center […]

For Sale

posted by awelborn

Remember, we blogged a few weeks ago about the dire straits an abuse settlement has brought one Canadian diocese into. Here’s the next step in the story: churches to be put up for sale soon Another article More than 130 […]

I-75 all the way, baby

posted by awelborn

Many of us have Interstates to Live Our Lives By. Mine is 75, and to a much lesser degree, 40, and when you get to where the twain shall meet (aka "Malfunction Junction" in K-Town), you’ve got all the good […]

Relieved?

posted by awelborn

In case you’ve not yet seen it, Christopher Blosser has a long, thoughtful post on debt relief and poverty-fighting efforts, in light of this past weekend’s concerts and other events.

Couple of new blogs

posted by awelborn

Kelly Clark, the Pew Lady, has a blog now Cosmos, Liturgy, Sex If you are like me the first time I saw these terms linked together, you might be curious, perhaps even be taken aback. However, let me suggest that […]

If anyone…

posted by awelborn

…can make sense of China-Vatican relations right now, please enlighten the rest of us. Underground bishop arrested Monsignor Julius Jia Zhiguo, age 70, underground Bishop of Zhengding (Hebei, northern China), was arrested outside his home yesterday at 3:30 p.m. (local […]

Helloooo?

posted by awelborn

Anyone still there? Well, blogging to you from a lovely hotel off I-75 in south Gainesville, FL. In a very, very, quiet room… Michael went off to look for the Marlins’ game on television somewhere, Joseph was picked up by […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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