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September 16, 2005 Archives

This is just too sad all around

posted by awelborn

News came early this morning of a seminary for the diocese of Kansas City, studying at Mundelein, who was killed in a car accident. He also had a blog, and you can read the comments on his poignant last post […]

Now Playing

posted by awelborn

So….my daughter said that what she wanted for her birthday was the first season of LOST on DVD. So tomorrow’s her birthday, but since she’s got a very full day tomorrow, we celebrated her birthday tonight. So, we’ve been sitting […]

A Distant Thunder

posted by awelborn

Annie Banno of After Abortion brings our attention to a new film: I am blown away already just by the clips on the website. I’m glad for and fascinated by this film, even though I think it will cause me […]

Codes and Codas

posted by awelborn

Okay, now I think this is even a bit much for me: People writing books explaining Dan Brown’s next book before it’s published. It  sounds like an Onion headline, but two books now look not to Brown’s past but to […]

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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