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September 9, 2005 Archives

Oh, and on subsidiarity…

posted by awelborn

Professor Bainbridge has an MOJ post as well as links to another column and blog post of his advocating for outsourcing relief… Related, a Chronicle of Higher Education article taking the historical view… no, not looking back to Galveston, but […]

Word From Rome

posted by awelborn

This week’s edition is up and includes a request from a New Orleans priest: In the meantime, Nalty is working with the Willwoods Community, an affordable housing operation sponsored by the New Orleans archdiocese that owns 11 buildings and some […]

Last day!

posted by awelborn

A Catholic researcher is doing a study and invites you to participate. He’s pleased with the  participation so far, and thanks you. He also would be gratified to have a few more Protestant responders. He adds: This evening, I will […]


posted by awelborn

There is, of course, an enormous amount of material we all could be reading about Hurrican Katrina and its aftermath, doubled this time because of the questions about government incompetence and even private sector procedures. Hard to pin any one […]

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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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