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July 20, 2005 Archives

Friends again

posted by awelborn

Bethany changes policy. Will place children with RC couples. So. Are we Christians now?

Testimonials!

posted by awelborn

Well, one at least: I recently purchased both books. How to Get the Most Out of the Eucharist was obtained to review it for addition to our parish library. I haven’t been able to give up my copy, either to […]

What the Cardinal Said

posted by awelborn

In late April, Commonweal ran a piece by William Wood on a talk by Cardinal George In the latest issue, George and some others respond to Wood’s account That my few remarks didn’t imply in any way “a nostalgia for […]

A Pope in Germany

posted by awelborn

The schedule for the Pope’s visit: besides the WYD activities, he’ll meet with political leaders, pray at a synagogue and meet with Muslim leaders. Vatican WYD site Official WYD site

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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