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October 9, 2005 Archives

Tawny Strongly?

posted by awelborn

Okay, I put this page through BabelFish and got nonsense. It’s Sandro Magister blog (yes he has one, but it’s only published in Italian) and what interests me is the second item down, about Bruno Forte, which the translator fashions […]

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Seminary life

posted by awelborn

A profile of St. John Vianney in Minnesota Imagine this scene: It’s 6 a.m. on a wintry day. More than 100 young men wipe the sleep from their eyes and gather in a dark chapel, heads bowed, for an hour […]

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What he said

posted by awelborn

What Fr. Erickson said that got detectives suspicious During the questioning, Erickson mentioned to Hudson detectives Shawn Pettee and Jeff Knopps two small details about the killings that had never been made public: the positions of the two bodies inside […]

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Deacon Jones

posted by awelborn

You might be interested in knowing that Alex Jones was just recently ordained a permanent deacon in the Archdiocese of Detroit Via Bill Cork An article about Jones’ conversion – he was a Pentecostal minister, and he and many of […]

Quake relief

posted by awelborn

You might keep checking AsiaNews for updates on the terrible situation, with particular insight on how Christians are responding

Kabballah Maddona

posted by awelborn

Some rabbis have had it: Word that Madonna’s upcoming album includes a paean to a 16th-century Jewish mystic has prompted the rabbis who guard his legacy to accuse the pop idol of sacrilege and hint at divine punishment. The "Confessions […]

From a reader…

posted by awelborn

I had a disappointing experience today. Our local After Prom mothers sponsored a movie night in the high school gym after the football game. It was open to grades 7-12. My oldest daughter is in the 7th grade. We found […]

Angelus

posted by awelborn

The Pope’s words today: This is precisely what the timeless message of the Blessed Von Galen is: faith is not to be reduced to a private sentiment, possibly to be hidden when it becomes uncomfortable; rather it implies consistency and […]

Red Mass in Scotland

posted by awelborn

Cardinal will lay some smack down In an outspoken message lamenting a decline in the role of the family, Cardinal O’Brien will claim: "There are moral approaches to the ordering of civil society that have been proved to lead to […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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