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April 3, 2006 Archives

Blogging Patristics

posted by awelborn

Yup – it’s Mike Aquilina, who’s just started a blog that will focus on the early Church Fathers. Also check out Singing in the Reign, the blog of Michael Barber, a Biblical scholar and host of an EWTN radio show. […]

My Life with the Saints

posted by awelborn

Read Fr. Jim Martin’s book in the car on the way down (yes, we are in an undisclosed locations somewhere south of Cincinnati). It’s just what the title indicates – an account of the saints who have impacted Fr. Martin’s […]

Thomas Kinkade…the dark side

posted by awelborn

This article isn’t brand new, and it involves accusations made in lawsuits, but even what Kinkade, artistic cash cow of Christian bookstores and such,  admits, on one hand, and doesn’t deny, on the other, is fascinating. The lawsuits concern business […]

Up North

posted by awelborn

A reader passes this on, from the Catholic Times (a Canadian diocesan paper? …the Canadian Catholic paper? I don’t know..), in regard to the letter sent to the Canadian bishops blogged here. Fr Luc Lantagne, SDB, superior of the Salesians […]

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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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