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August 3, 2005 Archives

In case you didn’t catch it..

posted by awelborn

Christopher Hitchens, Ramesh Ponnuru and Peter Robinson were trading volleys all day at The Corner. I’m too tired to comment, but oh, Hitchens: It applies, in other words, to those who have never heard of Catholicism. I am not sufficiently […]

A question of emphasis?

posted by awelborn

The AP story that’s running on the bishops’ letter to the Japanese bishops on the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki implies that the bishop is writing that the dropping of the bomb was the equivalent to a […]

Everyone else is doing it

posted by awelborn

Carl Olson and Barbara Nicolosi have both blogged on their interactions with Sharon Waxman, the NYTimes reporter who wrote this piece on the DVC movie and the Christian audience. My exchange was very pleasant – Barbara had scared me a […]

Rest In Peace

posted by awelborn

A statement from the Torres family about Susan, who passed away today. This is obviously a bittersweet time for our family. We are overjoyed at the birth of Baby Susan and deeply grieved at the loss of her mother. From […]

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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