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September 20, 2005 Archives

While everyone is obssessing about RCs and the gay question

posted by awelborn

The Anglican Communion is getting closer and closer to a split over the issue: Nigerian church makes a point: Nigeria’s Anglican church has deleted all references to the mother church in Britain from its constitution, deepening a rift over homosexuality […]

A bit of good news..

posted by awelborn

A nice piece on a young man who’s getting involved with FOCUS, the Fellowship of CAtholic University Students They’re much like Campus Crusade for Christ, and they both follow the same leader. FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) — just […]

Constitutional Questions

posted by awelborn

Chaldean bishops are concerned: Catholic bishops in Iraq are seeking last-minute changes to their country’s draft constitution amid "grave concerns" that it would lead to discrimination against Christians. Chaldean Patriarch Emmanuel-Karim Delly of Baghdad, Iraq, met Iraqi interim President Jalal […]

More on the crash

posted by awelborn

A bit more on the crash that killed two seminarians last weekend. The seminarian who was driving has been charged: Robert Spaulding, 27, who attends seminary at St. Mary of the Lake University in Mundelein, was allegedly drunk last Thursday […]

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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