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September 6, 2005 Archives

Global reach

posted by awelborn

For those of you who have Sitemeter on your websites, a very cool new feature I guess they just recently added. Hello, Wuhan, China! (Even though you were looking for "Hindu Print Edition" of …something or other. Welcome for whatever […]

No one does obits like the Brits

posted by awelborn

Actually, this one isn’t a stylistic classic like so many others I’ve read, but the reader who passed it one was impressed by the deceased’s humble, vibrant faith: In the early 1950s he was a painstaking editor of the Catholic […]

Me at ND

posted by awelborn

I’ll be at Notre Dame on Thursday, speaking to their chapter of the Thomas More Society – on Catholic life, the internet, Here.Now….a heady mix. It’s open to anyone! I know that I have non-law-school readers up there, so please, […]


posted by awelborn

Tucson diocese to incorporate parishes individually I’d like a canon lawyer (or someone who plays one on TV) to confirm the details and explanations in this story. Comparisons to diocesan structures in other countries would be helpful. At least seven […]

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? 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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