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April 4, 2006 Archives

Get Your Compendium Art Here

posted by awelborn

Emily at Whapping pulls together all the art used in the Compendium, with excerpts on their significance.

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The people who were supposed to be there..

posted by awelborn

…were there! A small but interesting group at the coffeeshop tonight. Jonathon Eason arranged things and was there with his wife, Michelle, who was very patient with Joseph who graced her with the crown of "My Best Friend Tonight." We […]

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Do you know what?

posted by awelborn

It’s…warm. I haven’t experienced "warm" in months. "Warm" as in "wear shorts." And to think, I used to live in this kind of weather. And shake my head in pity at the weather reports of freezintg weather up North in […]

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Lino at Large

posted by awelborn

Go check out the website of Lino Rulli, who is reprinting some of his experiences from a year ago in Rome.

The God Factor

posted by awelborn

Dawn Eden reviews Cathleen Falsani’s new book: (Falsani is religion columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times) Do cultural icons really have something special to teach us about faith — something we couldn’t learn from interviews with people whose names don’t sell […]

Reader Bleg

posted by awelborn

(Yes, I’ll restart the "Open Query" thread I started way back when…but until then… I have to be in Montreal for work on Palm Sunday. (My company ignoredthe fact that it is Holy Week and scheduled its member meeting.Technology companies, […]

Here in Columbia

posted by awelborn

Well, we’re here in Columbia, SC – I’m about to head off to Cardinal Newman High School to do a presentation/have lunch, etc. This evening I’ll be at the Daily Grind Coffeeshop in Camden, signing some books and discussing some […]

New Cleveland Bishop

posted by awelborn

Bishop Richard Lennon, auxiliary of Boston

Underground…

posted by awelborn

New Entrance to Vatican Museums proposed: Rome plans to solve access problems to the Vatican Museums by building a huge underground entrance mall complete with shops and restaurants . The project was unveiled Monday by Rome Mayor Walter Veltroni who […]

Deus Caritas Est

posted by awelborn

Gerald at the Closed Cafeteria notes and translates a column from the Austrian press on the last year of papal news and action: Even more so than John Paul who grew up in Catholic Poland, Benedicts focuses his attention on […]

Heh

posted by awelborn

Good catch from American Papist here. First, he noted a few days agoArchbishop Michael Fitzgerald’s indirect critique of Pope Benedict’s recent curial moves which Zadok noted and explained here: It seems fairly clear what is happening. The temporary unification of […]

The Lost Painting

posted by awelborn

On the way over here (Columbia, SC) , I read The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece, lent to me by my dad as we passed through Knoxville this afternoon. It’s an easy read, good for library rats […]

New blog

posted by awelborn

Emily and Annie of After Abortion have started another blog –  Abortion Pundit, which is focused on abortion-related news. By doing so, they are hoping to maintain and clarify the purpose of After Abortion – to be a resource for […]

Another Word From Rome…

posted by awelborn

Now, EWTN’s Rome correspondent Joan Lewis has a weekly online column.

Albanian Days

posted by awelborn

At First Things, Jody Bottum previews an article in the latest issue: A decade ago—after the fall of the Communist regimes in eastern Europe—John Paul II promised help for Albania’s recovery, and in his FIRST THINGS article, Schwartz sharply castigates […]

Another view of Birth Dearth

posted by awelborn

From Andrew Sullivan: At one end, high birth rates are an indication of social collapse and desperation: people are having kids in order to maximize their survival chances. Maybe there is some spiritual benefit to living in such dire need, […]

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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