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March 27, 2006 Archives

Finding her religion

posted by awelborn

As part of the continuing series in the SF Chronicle, Mary Karr, author of The Liar’s Club, discusses her conversion to Catholicism …I know the two of you spent a lot of time exploring different faiths together to see what […]

Protest church closings during Mass?

posted by awelborn

Okay then, we’ll shut down your church: One of the nation’s oldest black churches will be shut down indefinitely because protesters fighting a consolidation plan interrupted Mass, the archbishop of New Orleans said Monday. The protesters, led by out-of-state activists, […]


posted by awelborn

Such is the rumor, from across the sea – that Archbishop Marini, Master of Ceremonies for papal liturgies, has been hospitalized with a heart attack.

Keep up with Abdul Rahman

posted by awelborn

At the Anglican Web Elves – The conversations seems to broadening to take in the issue of religious freedom in Islamic countries, period. Let’s see how broad the conversation gets. Let’s see how honest it can be. A bit more […]

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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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