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August 9, 2005 Archives

Getting Down and Dirty

posted by awelborn

Husband of the secretary to the rector of St. Pat’s accuses them of having an affair A Westchester County man claims in court papers that the rector of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown has been having an affair with his […]

Rights and Profits

posted by awelborn

In the WSJ, Manuel Miranda points out , via a piece on the Roberts/NARAL ad flap, that what NARAL fears isn’t the abridgement of rights, but more probably, the reduction in profits that abortion restrictions might bring

No comparison?

posted by awelborn

David Gerlertner says Dobson was wrong, and so are those who are demanding an apology: Last week, James Dobson of Focus on the Family proved that he lacks sufficient control to be pitching in the major leagues of public discussion […]

Meme’d

posted by awelborn

Matthew Lickona has tagged me with this meme: Name your three biggest non-reference books (excluding the Bible and text books). Name your three biggest reference books. Tag three others. By "biggest," we’re not looking for number of words. We’re looking […]

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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