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September 13, 2005 Archives

Relief Connections

posted by awelborn

Via Hugh Hewitt, a new web portal called Relief Connections: Please visit and bookmark ReliefConnections.org, and if you are blogger, please tell your audiences about it and perhaps even put a button somewhere on your site. ReliefConnections.org is NZ Bear’s […]

I saw Penguins

posted by awelborn

I saw penguins at the zoo the other day. I haven’t however, seen March of the Penguins  – I really am not too interested, and what I’ve heard (correct me) indicates that it’s rather anthropomorphized in its presentation. (although that […]

Get some religion

posted by awelborn

Get Religion has two good posts (okay, lots of good posts, but the two most recent are timely), the first about Palestinians burning synagogues in Gaza and the second. along with 40 comments or so, about a Columbia Journalism Review […]

Term Limit

posted by awelborn

Papabile notes an article about a judge in NY who’s also a permanent deacon: Westchester County Judge Charles Devlin is taking a leave of absence as deacon of a Roman Catholic church in Chappaqua to comply with Cardinal Edward Egan’s […]

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?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 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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