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March 26, 2006 Archives

Taking Possession

posted by awelborn

Zadok went over to Cardinal Levada’s new titular church for the "taking possession ceremony". As per usual, nice photos, interesting historical tidbits for context. The first thing to note is that S.Maria in Domnica is a diaconal title – Cardinal […]


posted by awelborn

…what everyone really wants in religious education is to sit around discuss What the Bible Means to Me and (wait for it) share our stories…pre-publication sales of the Compendium of the Catechism are quite brisk, thanks. The Compendium of the […]

The Absolutist

posted by awelborn

FYI, Damon LInker on John Paul II’s legacy, from a year ago: After a century of mass murder, John Paul’s unconditional defense of human dignity cannot fail to impress. His articulate and passionate advocacy for human rights helped to bring […]

Visiting Clear Creek

posted by awelborn

The Thirsty Scribe visited the Clear Creek Monastery in Oklahoma and has a very full report, with photographs. The monastery’s website Our Lady of the Annunciation of Clear Creek is a monastic foundation of the French Abbey Notre Dame de […]

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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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