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January 23, 2006 Archives

Requiem for the Unborn

posted by awelborn

Thanks to a commenter, I’m alerted to this interesting story: Shantigarh Requiem for the Unborn composed by John Bonaduce (according to the commentor, the brother of Partridge Family Danny Bonaduce – and he does resemble him in the photo here) […]

Confessions of a Pro-Life Fanatic

posted by awelborn

This week’s letter from the pastor of St. Rita’s Catholic Church in north Dallas, TX I have been called a fanatic many times. Some consider me such because of my vocation as a priest. Many more have called me a […]

Embryonic Human Beings

posted by awelborn

An essay by Dr. Robert George, written for and published at Pontifications: Now a supporter of embryo-killing for biomedical research might concede that a human embryo is a human being, yet deny that human beings in the early stages of […]

Walking on the West Coast

posted by awelborn

Lilnks to news stories about the Walk for LIfe, West Coast.

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? 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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