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August 2, 2005 Archives

Get together…everybody

posted by awelborn

Or not. An interesting, but odd little piece in a Chicago-area paper about an ecumenical service with an underwhelming turnout It  was deja vu all over again for the Forest Park Ministerium at the Ecumenical Healing Service held at St. […]

Bells Over Nagasaki

posted by awelborn

An article about a playwright/actor who is doing a one-man play, in the style of Noh drama, on Dr. Takashi Nagai When an atomic bomb exploded in Nagasaki, Japan, Aug. 9, 1945, Dr. Takashi Nagai was at the medical college […]

Chocolate, Pizza and Gelato

posted by awelborn

Okay, the diet can restart next week. Actually, I only ate little bits – more of the pink grapefruit sorbetto than anything else. Mmmmm. So yes, we did a very quick tour at Hershey’s – it was free, and would […]

Susan Torres update

posted by awelborn

A statement from the family: > Mrs. Susan Torres gave birth at 8:18 am on Tuesday, August 2, 2005 to> Susan Anne Catherine Torres.  The baby weighs 1 pound 13 ounces and> measures 13 1/2 inches long.  There were no […]

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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? 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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