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April 5, 2006 Archives

Odd but nice

posted by awelborn

Big old statue of JP2 in…India Hussaini said the statue’s dimensions make it “one of the largest statues dedicated to the Pontiff in the world.”  He explained that statue rests on “three great steps that represent the three phases of […]

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The decision

posted by awelborn

ND Prez Fr. Jenkins’ statement on the V – Monologues The Cardinal Newman Society responds

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Quote of the Day

posted by awelborn

From a story on DVC paperback sales: Laurence J. Kirshbaum, the longtime head of the Time Warner Book Group and now a literary agent, said "Jaws" in the 1970s might have been the last paperback so in demand. "Unborn babies […]

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Monastery

posted by awelborn

USA Today on a forthcoming TLC reality show – that doesn’t sound like it will be as good as the BBC original, but who knows… On normal mornings, the peals of the bell calling the monks to chapel for their […]

Radio Daze

posted by awelborn

Hey, I’m being interviewed on the Mary Magdalene book on the excellent Omaha Catholic radio station KVSS – Wednesday morning from 8:15-9:00 central. You can listen live at the link, and they will archive the interview at some point after […]

About that prayer study…

posted by awelborn

Mollie at Get Religion takes a closer look. She also starts off a post on scientific explanations of miracles with a great joke.

40 Hours

posted by awelborn

A very interesting effort in Italy The “40 hours devotion for the Church in Need”, held in 11 cities and other places across Italy, is a “marathon of prayer and information”. Now in its third edition, the “40 hours devotion” […]

Holy Week with the Pope

posted by awelborn

Here’s the schedule. That evening, the Easter Triduum will begin at the Basilica of St. John Lateran at 5.30 p.m. with the Mass of Our Lord’s Last Supper, presided at by the Holy Father. During the liturgy, the Pope will […]

A matter of tactics

posted by awelborn

At Beliefnet, two different views on the impact on ultimately impact of the South Dakota aboriton law.

FOCUS

posted by awelborn

Go read the Catholic Report for an interview of some folks involved with FOCUS, a college campus ministry group that’s had great success in helping young people discern God’s call.

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posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

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posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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