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April 13, 2006 Archives

Roman Holiday

posted by awelborn

So Dawn Eden titles her post about her profession of faith tonight and confirmation Saturday evening. Congratulations to Dawn and all who are making professions of faith and being initiated into the Church this weekend. If you’ve any friends or […]

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Mass of the Lord’s Supper

posted by awelborn

The Mass at St. John Lateran is over – the homily hasn’t been posted yet, but here’s where it will be when that happens. It was just as marvelous as this morning’s – what I heard of it (I came  […]

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ND Doings

posted by awelborn

Good news! April 22 – a Pro-Life Conference on the theme "Am I My Brother’s Keeper?"  Featuring Peter Kreeft, Janet Smith and others. April 23- (Divine Mercy Sunday) – A Eucharist Procession, a repeat of last year’s very successful event.

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Digging in Cleveland

posted by awelborn

The Cleveland alt-paper suggests there’s an investigation in Cleveland: The U.S. Attorney’s Office is reportedly in the midst of an investigation that may involve significant improprieties. Church officials have been accused of creating off-the-book accounts — some as large as […]

Maundy Thursday

posted by awelborn

Fr. Neuhaus with an overview of the day Do this in remembrance of me. And so it has been done; week by week, day by day, century by century, until we eat and drink with him in the kingdom of […]

posted by awelborn

Why wonder that he doffed his garments willingly, Who had unclothed himself of heavenly majest? Why wonder that he tied a towel round his waist, Who, for our sake as Master, assumed a servant’s place? Why wonder that he washed […]

God or the Girl – dissent

posted by awelborn

There’s been a lot of conversation and positive remarks about the upcoming God or the Girl program on A & E, a "reality" show which follows four potential seminarians as they discern. Matt Abbot writes that despite the goofy title, […]

Chrismal Mass

posted by awelborn

The text of the Pope’s homily – only in Italian so far A summary: The priest must be first and foremost a “man of prayer”; from this springs “friendship” with Christ, which allows man to act in God’s name and […]

Critiquing Cardinal Mahony

posted by awelborn

American Enterprise Online: But a Cardinal ought not to regard himself as an ordinary political actor. Mahony ought to have thought about two other consequences of his gesture. First, by implicitly comparing the Church to those at whom the law […]

Baptism – trickling away?

posted by awelborn

A USA Today piece on the declining number of baptisms Among Catholics, Sullins says, the rate of baptisms has fallen faster than the rate of decline in births. Baptism isn’t the only source of new members. The church’s U.S. numbers […]

More prayers

posted by awelborn

For David Morrison, his family, and the repose of the soul of David’s father, who died on Monday. Continued prayers for Jeremy Hand, son of Traditional Catholic Reflections’ Stephen Hand, as well as the entire family And for the Morris […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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