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April 4, 2006 Archives

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

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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