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January 3, 2006 Archives

So here’s what I think

posted by awelborn

I’m thinking that legit hotels like a Crowne Plaza should think twice before renting out rooms and such to 200 swingers. Oh, and watch out for that large group of young adolescent soccer players and their families, too. Booking them […]


posted by awelborn

50 years ago, idiocy and injustice – parents under the interdict for not sending their children to a new Catholic high school.

Be Not Afraid

posted by awelborn

Visit and bookmark this site dedicated to the stories of and support for parents who have received difficult prenatal diagnoses. The stories provide powerful witness to the value of each tiny life. Via After Abortion, which has many other good […]

NT Wright’s Christmas sermon

posted by awelborn

That should be enough to grab many of you. It’s a rich meditation on what it means to say that Jesus is the Word: Second, John’s Prologue by its very structure reaffirms the order of creation at the point where […]

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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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