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August 8, 2005 Archives

Pressed into Service

posted by awelborn

Mario Cuomo and Doug Kmiec on Meet the Press today, on the Roberts nominee: The link is a transcript of the show. Rick Garnett has highlights and comments at MOJ I wish the point had been made that the Church’s […]

Well, now

posted by awelborn

Archbishop Levada subpoened just before his last Mass as SF Ordinary Archbishop William Levada, soon to be the highest ranking American at the Vatican, was welcomed to his final Sunday Mass here by thousands of admiring parishioners, a few critics […]

Must be in the Reporter Water

posted by awelborn

Another article on religious women, this time across the sea – this time a BBC report on the cloistered Benedictines whose convent is at Tyburn, the site of many martyrdoms during the 16th and early 17th centuries. The convent’s website.

Even more vocations…

posted by awelborn

A very nice article from the local paper about the Sisters of Mary of the Eucharist in Ann Arbor, growing as other orders shrink and age. They were smart. They were good at sports. They were fun to hang out […]

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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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