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August 18, 2005 Archives

Another WYD Blog

posted by awelborn

This one from a German public broadcaster. TV? Radio? I dunno. Thank goodness the next one’s in Australia. Some nice photos. And if anyone can tell me what the albed and bishop-type people are doing with their arms on that […]


posted by awelborn

Please go check out this blog from a Catholic high school teacher who comments here, but is blogging anonymously in case her students ever try to Google her, which is highly likely. It’s very funny – she’s really an excellent […]

Summing up the day:

posted by awelborn

John Allen files the first of his reports as well as a correspondent’s notebook: Yet among some of the American delegates, there was evidence Thursday that Benedict XVI’s call to a full-bodied, unapologetic version of Catholicism resonated. "As Joseph Cardinal […]

Grace and a Frozen Turkey

posted by awelborn

A different sort of New York story: In an incredible act of forgiveness, the Long Island woman whose face was shattered when a 20-pound turkey was thrown through her windshield came face-to-face yesterday with the prankster who did it — […]

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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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