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September 28, 2005 Archives

Tomorrow…Madison

posted by awelborn

Tomorrow late afternoon, Foof and I are off to Madison, Wisconsin, for that diocese’s catechetical gathering. (pdf file). The keynoter is Rev. Ronald Nuzzi of Notre Dame – I’m doing a couple of workshops spinning off of the theme of […]

Made for television

posted by awelborn

I want to read the casting call for the clerics behind Voight. They look…perfect. CBS has the better-known cast. A young-looking 42-year-old, the British actor Cary Elwes, plays Karol Wojtyla, as John Paul was originally known, until his election as […]

Overheard

posted by awelborn

Joseph at the grocery story: "Mommy, chocolate eggs!" No, not in the candy section. The dairy section. As in brown eggs. Logical kid, eh?

Anglicans seeking communion

posted by awelborn

One group of traditional Anglicans – don’t know how they fit into the big Anglican picture. The Traditional Anglican Communion is a small step closer to reestablishing unity with the Roman Catholic Church after a separation of five centuries. Leaders […]

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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