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March 10, 2006 Archives

Why Joseph fell in front of the Mithran shrine

posted by awelborn

All you need for an explanation is this photo: Yes, that is how Joseph made his way around the Eternal City. Eternally Goofy. While the baby vainly tries to indicate his presence… Photo courtesy of Blogger Gashwin. The photo was […]

At St. Peter’s

posted by awelborn

Michael has started blogging about the trip – starting with his early-morning visits to St. Peter’s Then I encountered an image from the past. Priests vested in green, all with their backs to me at the many side altars were […]

Watch that font

posted by awelborn

Todd at Catholic Sensibility reports on what Bishop Finn of his diocese (KC) has to say about dry holy water fonts during Lent. In short: Don’t.

Back and forth.

posted by awelborn

It’s actually the kind of gig I like – back and forth within 24 hours. Very nice talk at Alleghenny College last night – many thanks to Fr. Mark Hoffman, who invited and hosted me. I’d say there were around […]

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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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