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Via Media

October 15, 2005 Archives


posted by awelborn

Was a conference on religion blogging this weekend at Biola. Christian, with an evangelical slant, definitely. I heard from people who wanted me to come, but it’s not like I can drop everything and fly to CA at my own […]

A change of pace

posted by awelborn

As I mentioned last week, I am in the final stages of finishing my book on Mary Magdalene, to be released next March, I believe. I have a heavy week of working coming up, but I think, if no one […]

More rites..

posted by awelborn

I saw that Sandro Magister had blogged about this, but since his blog is in Italian, I had to wait until Rocco translated for us: Here. Back to the Synod, Magister writes that two Arguello-friendly bishops — one from Poland […]

Broken Silence

posted by awelborn

Hoyas on the Tridentine Rite: During discussion Saturday morning, Castrill√≥n Hoyos, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy as well as president of the Ecclesia Dei Commission, created in 1988 to meet the pastoral needs of Catholics attached to the pre-Vatican […]

Into that good night

posted by awelborn

In case you haven’t seen this via The Anchoress, I would like to point you to this blog, of a man who has been writing about his terminally ill brother. His brother just passed away, and that is recounted in […]

Help Pearlington

posted by awelborn

Michelle Malkin has a post on a Mississippi town that’s being overlooked in the Katrina relief, and needs help.

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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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