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July 13, 2005 Archives

Catholic Ed Across the Land

posted by awelborn

Catholic college planned in Wyoming Southern Catholic College (in Georgia) fills a couple of top slots, is due to open this fall. (I thought it was supposed to open two years ago????)

Sing a new song

posted by awelborn

A relatively new (but too infrequently updated!) blog from a Church musician here, with some interesting thoughts And Mary Jane Ballou, another musical blogger (or blogging musician) is looking to hear from others

Forget the Wizard

posted by awelborn

This reader’s on to something….I’m very impressed: One thing that caught my eye is that a lot of your readers appear, like me, to be fans of Walker Percy.  I’ve been wondering if M. Night Shyamalan is a fan of […]

Chavez hits back

posted by awelborn

Chavez against the bishops President Hugo Chavez denounced leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Venezuela on Wednesday, calling them an elitist group that has wrongly accused him of dividing society along political and class lines. Top Catholic Church leaders […]

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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