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September 11, 2005 Archives

Not quite

posted by awelborn

Spot the error in the caption. Shouldn’t take long. Several other wire photos with slightly more accurate captions, of various Catholic Masses around the land – some on the Gulf coast, one for rescue workers in NO, another in memory […]

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Oh, and speaking of the USCCB

posted by awelborn

This time of their impeccable taste, go here, if you like to hear an episode of one of their radio shows in which I have a segment (it’s the August 27-28 show) and then here for this weekend’s show "Bookmarks" […]

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Permission Requested

posted by awelborn

Clayton Emmer has a blogpost on the news that the Podcaster at Verbum Domini, who provides a daily podcast of the lectionary readings, has been told by the USCCB, whichholds the copyrights on the New American Bible translation (used in […]

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Juxtaposition of oddness

posted by awelborn

Michael is currently in FLA with friends and told me this morning on the phone that if I’d been with him at Mass, I’d have "things to blog about for weeks." Not what you think, either. They decided to go […]

Angelus

posted by awelborn

Ratzinger reinforces traditional piety; ignores the poor After reciting the Marian prayer, before which he described the sign of the cross as a “fundamental gesture of Christian prayer”, Benedict XVI said that the Secretary of State Cardinal Angelo Sodano will […]

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posted by awelborn

I keep hearing people talk in almost celebratory tones of the "New Orleans diaspora." Please make note of this bit of ettiquette: Homeless, jobless people are not comforted by your predictions that their tragic circumstances will one day be considered […]

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posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
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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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