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January 1, 1970 Archives

Faith Fest

posted by awelborn

Go to this NYtimes article on WYD, not as much for the article as for the slide show, linked on the first page. Interesting portraits of youth who attended and their stated reasons..

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Good news and bad news

posted by awelborn

Good news: Baby Michael learned to scream (happily) at the top of his lungs today. Very nice. Good job. Bad news: He learned how to do it during the finale of Six Feet Under. Good news: Everyone goes to school […]

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Last Word from Cologne

posted by awelborn

John Allen reports and has his last Correspondent’s Notebook up Allen, some of you might remember, is a former high school teacher (who left high school teaching about the same time I did…and now he’s in Rome and I’m in….never […]

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Photos

posted by awelborn

Some of my favorites. Click on photo for full caption: Tonsures, ancient and new: >

The last day

posted by awelborn

Well, here are the links to the Pope’s addresses of the past day or so: At the Vigil The homily The Angelus The homily was an profound meditation on transformation, beginning with the transformation of death into life, bread and […]

If you’re up.;

posted by awelborn

..as I am unfortunately am, take a look at the Vatican’s live feed from Marienfeld. It’s all wide swooping angles – how did they do that? Is there a blimp or some sort of robotized camera on wires, like they […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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