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January 2, 2006 Archives

Critic of the Year…not

posted by awelborn

Questions continue to crop up about Harry Forbes, one of the film reviewers employed by the USCCB. First came the Brokeback Mountain affair, the final act of which – a heavily redacted review – is summarized by Jimmy Akin, here. […]

NW on their instructions..

posted by awelborn

From Zenit, a response to the Congregation of Divine Worship’s instruction to the Neocatechumenal Way: Q: Some media articles written about this letter presents it as a scolding and as a rejection of the Way by Benedict XVI. Gennarini: There […]

Another twist…

posted by awelborn

Disgraced South Korean cloning scientist Hwang strikes back, saying that he did not lie.

What did you hear?

posted by awelborn

Sorry about the delay. Right after that previous post went up, Typepad went kaput, and so I went to bed. What was the liturgy like where you were this weekend? Did the presider make jokes about being hungover from celebrating? […]

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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?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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