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March 17, 2006 Archives

On adoption

posted by awelborn

Mirror of Justice has several posts and ongoing commentary, mostly on the Boston situation. A question at the Commonweal blog, to which Greg Popcak responds Greg’s commentary is also at HMS Jeff Jacoby’s commentary Denver Catholic Charities’ statement (pdf format) […]

Scavi

posted by awelborn

The Scavi tour offers a perfect, if counter-intuitive lesson in Marketing 101: 1) Severely restrict access 2) Create a strict process for obtaining access 3) Make that process totally mysterious 4) Intimidate inquirers into meek submission And so, my friends, […]

In Memory

posted by awelborn

Pope praises Ukrainian Catholics: Today, the Vatican released a letter sent by Pope Benedict XVI to Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, major Archbishop of Lviv of the Ukrainians, recalling the forced fusion of Catholics into the Orthodox Church by the communist Soviet […]

Top Dogs

posted by awelborn

The UK Tablet has published a list of who they believe to be the UK’s 100 most influential Roman Catholics. The article isn’t published online, but here’s a story in the Telegraph: And here’s the top 10. Who is "Delia […]

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?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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