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September 26, 2005 Archives

Survey says

posted by awelborn

I’m a little too wiped out at this point to read closely, but NCR(eporter) this week features an analysis of a long -range survey of American Catholics: Our research teams have carried out four surveys of American Catholics. The first […]

Everyone’s got a Wiki

posted by awelborn

Yes, they do. For today’s feastday, of St. Vincent de Paul, I’ve linked to a VincentWiki, a Wikpedia by and for Vincentians (and, per the Wiki tradition..anyone else who’d like to edit.) Lots of good links. I was rather interested […]

More on the document no one has seen

posted by awelborn

I had a call earlier today about appearing on a show on Boston Public radio. From the person’s questions I could tell that she was under the impression that I would come on and argue against "gays in the priesthood." […]

In case you were wondering…

posted by awelborn

…about the logistics of college football, post-Katrina and Rita: My son just called from Baton Rouge. In fact, the phone rang and I knew it was him. As you might know, the UT-LSU game, scheduled for Saturday was postponed until […]

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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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