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September 21, 2005 Archives


posted by awelborn

I’m taken aback by how quickly it’s grown. Astonishing – after watching Ophelia meander for days, within 48 hours we’ve got a Cat5? Too much…Pray that everyone can get out of her way…

Philadelphia Story

posted by awelborn

A grand jury has been investigating the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on abuse issues for three years. They’ve issued the report. The grand jury, which investigated the archdiocese for more than three years, concluded that at least 63 priests – and […]

Do go read…

posted by awelborn

Two recent posts and links at After Abortion about a couple of articles in the Milwaukee paper yesterday about post-abortive regret and ministries

In praise of sport

posted by awelborn

At today’s General Audience Let the children come to me… The story: During his weekly public audience on Wednesday, September 21, Pope Benedict XVI (bio – news) praised athletic competition, saying that sports can be "an educational instrument and a […]

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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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