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July 14, 2005 Archives

Unity?

posted by awelborn

In the WSJ, Frederica Mathewes-Green explains the differences between the RC and Orthodox understandings of "unity." From a Roman Catholic perspective, unity is created by the institution of the church. Within that unity there can be diversity; not everyone agrees […]

Wow

posted by awelborn

Another HP interpretation from Jonathon Last in the WSJ: it’s an allegory of English politics in the period between the two World Wars. Hey, he makes his case.

Painting Conyers

posted by awelborn

Thanks to the Anchoress for bringing the "paint-out" of the Trappist Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, GA to our attention. It’s a fundraiser described here: Plein Air Painters of Georgia, Inc , some of the Georgia ‘s most […]

Okay, one more

posted by awelborn

From Regina Doman who is a very good YA novelist and editor of a forthcoming YA series (my daughter, who is 13, has read her novels and likes them very much). On Harry Potter: I don’t usually try to enter […]

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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?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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