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August 12, 2005 Archives

Ad Multos Annos!

posted by awelborn

Prayers and good wishes to Domenico Bettinelli and Melanie Scott, to be married tomorrow!

The death of literary theory?

posted by awelborn

Dare we hope? And the second bit of good news came a few weeks ago with the publication of an anthology of antagonists of Theory, Theory’s Empire. This is a door-stopper of a book with essays by eminent and often […]

Lines, dissolving

posted by awelborn

Questions in England about a Catholic hosptial, a favorite of birthing celebrities, and its future plans St John and St Elizabeth, which was founded in 1856 by Cardinal Wiseman, already sub-lets part of its buildings to allow six NHS GPs […]

Liveblogging WYD

posted by awelborn

I’ll be pulling together those links this weekend – so if anyone has any to add, please post or email. Posting is better.

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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