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March 13, 2006 Archives

A cross I have to bear

posted by awelborn

A story about a Milwaukee-area priest who has been through much… Most recently, last year, a hit-and-run accident that cost him a leg. But before that, a ministry in his native Mexico that placed him in the deepest poverty and […]

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Picky, picky

posted by awelborn

Joseph is sitting next to me looking at an older coffee-table book about St. Peter’s. (No school today – diocesan teacher workshop). He opens it up to a long range shot, and says, "That’s St. Peter’s Square." Very good, Joseph, […]

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Redemption

posted by awelborn

Via Claude Muncey (who said he was going to blog on this, but hasn’t yet..) From inmate to priest James Tramel awakened Sunday in a prison cell. He went to sleep Sunday night in the rectory of a church he […]

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More travelogue

posted by awelborn

Michael did a lot of detailed trip-blogging over the weekend. Check it out.

Zadok in Rome

posted by awelborn

Zadok has a really interesting post – he went over to San Croce to see the exhibit I mentioned, and expands on what it is, exactly (can my excuse be that I don’t read Italian?) It turns out that the […]

Singing their praises

posted by awelborn

I didn’t start watching the Sopranos until the second season, I think, was totally confused for the next two seasons, but finally, I think, got it (that is who everyone was – well, most of the people – and how […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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