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September 19, 2005 Archives

Blog Business

posted by awelborn

1. I’ve added a little graphic over on the left, courtesy of Catholic Content – links to the daily Scripture readings. If you have a blog, check it out. 2. Don’t forget the "Spirited Talk" program – also linked on […]

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Da Vinci Code on Downing Street

posted by awelborn

Forget Tony. Did Cherie receive Communion when she met the Pope?????? Scott’s book claims that Mrs Blair was disappointed in her own political ambitions, obsessed with money and caught up in weird New Age practices. It alleges she apparently wielded […]

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May I see your ID?

posted by awelborn

A reader sends in this link to a story about a forum at Lehigh University: The chief proponent for intelligent design at Lehigh is Behe, who has drawn international acclaim and criticism for his 1996 book Darwin’s Black Box: The […]

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Blunt clears things up

posted by awelborn

….or not. MO Governor Blunt has an outraged letter in NRO, explaining his position on cloning, etc., and taking pro-life leaders to task for keeping unborn children "hostage". The NRO editors reply: Blunt continues to mislead with the discussion of […]

Thank Goodness

posted by awelborn

Some things are back to normal in Baton Rouge, while of course the people who only care about babies before they are born are just sitting around.

Finding My Religion

posted by awelborn

Part of the SF Gate series, this week featuring Huston Smith, who introduced scads of us to world religions… He’s 86 now, God bless him, still a member of the Methodist denomination into which he was born (as the son […]

The Vatican Space Program

posted by awelborn

Awesome! I had no idea!

Faith-Based Disaster?

posted by awelborn

A column in the SF Chronicle, taking FEMA to task No, this one’s a little different: Immediately after the hurricane, there were only two secular organizations to which FEMA’s Web site urged that contributions be made; all the others were […]

Prayer on the Parkway

posted by awelborn

Big Eucharistic procession in Philly

St. Louis Blues

posted by awelborn

Federal Judge blocks new abortion-regulatory law The role that conflicts over embryo-destructive stem cell research is playing in state politics: Many anti-abortion groups equate the research with the destruction of human life. Blunt disagrees. He says the research is ethical, […]

But where’s Asta

posted by awelborn

Go to Midwest Conservative Journal for a New Thin Man…Anglican/Catholic blogosphere style Can’t wait to read the next installment…

Roma

posted by awelborn

Thanks to RP for sending along this link to a piece in The Chronicle for Higher Education on Rome’s ecclesiastical universities. Very fair, balanced and informative. Did you know that for a lay person, tuition is only 2500 bucks a […]

El Cristo Rey

posted by awelborn

Lansing priest works with Hispanic congrgation, with great success: Thelen estimated that the membership included about 300 families when he started in July 1993. There are about 600 families now – a result of increased awareness of the church as […]

Catholic Woman’s Book of Days

posted by awelborn

Some people have asked exactly what it is – the Amazon listing I have linked on the right is not helpful, so I’ll change that soon. The Loyola list has a bit more information. It’s a 365-devotional, small, compact. Every […]

A million meals and counting

posted by awelborn

That’s what the Catholic Action Center in Lexington has served in the five years of its existence – without a dime of government money.

My brilliant career

posted by awelborn

Some of you are under the delusion that I’m really famous and well-paid. Well, I’m neither. Who cares, right, but my point is that while I’m glad my work impacts the people it does, the field is still wide open. […]

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

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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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