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September 7, 2005 Archives

Even more Catholicism and SF

posted by awelborn

(That’s science fiction, to you, Mr. Smith…) Ignatius Insight has a great interview with Tim Powers. Is there, do you think, a difference between a "Catholic novel" and a novel written by a Catholic? Do some readers, in your […]

Blogging the Aftermath

posted by awelborn

The traditional Anglicans at CANN have an ongoing blog of Katrina-related links, including a section on faith-related issues. Courtesy of Get Religion


posted by awelborn

Let me tell you how our room is laid out. There’s the main bedrom, and then a little room adjacent. That’s Michael’s study. (Mine is in a room downstairs.) Yesterday, I was up there, putting clothes away. Had the baby […]


posted by awelborn

Yesterday, we were on our way to an audition – Katie for a local theater production of The Jungle Book. Joseph brightens. "I know what that’s about!" he says, "It’s about Tarzan when he was a little boy!" Well…..sort of. […]

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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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