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July 25, 2005 Archives

More translation issues

posted by awelborn

Okay, I was looking for reports from Spanish papers on the celebrations of Santiago de Compostela, when I came across this photo of Cherie Blair: Here’s the text (I can’t link directly to it. It’s all javascript (void) and such.) […]

It’s cool when…

posted by awelborn

…you read this sentence: His coronation had been fixed for Monday, 25 July, St. James’s Day…and you realize that it’s Monday, July 25, 402 years later. …the moment you cross the Chatahoochee River, the Alan Jackson song Chatahoochee starts playing […]

The Compendium

posted by awelborn

Rocco’s got the goods on the Compendium of the Catechism (coming this fall to the US) I’ve recently discovered that our friend Sandro Magister, has a blog on the website for L’Espresso – if you go down to the second […]

De-Code This!

posted by awelborn

This is a highly amusing parody of a Certain Book. I don’t know if you want to actually spend money on it (unless you have someone in your life who is really taken with DVC and can take a joke. […]

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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