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April 19, 2006 Archives

Updates…

posted by awelborn

I’ve finally updated my webpage devoted to DVC stuff. Check it out, pass it on, etc. De-Coding Mary Magdalene is out of course, but there’s no search the book function activated on the Amazon listing. I’ve put up the table […]

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N.T. Wright, friend or foe?

posted by awelborn

First of all, I’ll tell you that on my trip, I read Wright’s Paul: In Fresh Perspective, a short, meaty book in which he brings together the highlights of all of his previous work on Paul. Simply put, having not […]

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Roman Triduum

posted by awelborn

The Roamin’ Roman has begun her arduous task of posting all of her photos and commentary from the Triduum – yes, she got to every Papal liturgy, and then some. Here’s the link to her blog. This Triduum, with no […]

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How to get the most out of the Eucharist

posted by awelborn

Podcasts of Michael’s Easter Season series on KVSS from Omaha.

Listen Up

posted by awelborn

Vatican Radio’s page, full of anniversary-related programs.

Happy Anniversary

posted by awelborn

CNS reports 50,000 at the General Audience today: "How time flies," the pope exclaimed to the 50,000 faithful who packed St. Peter’s Square for his April 19 general audience as he recalled that exactly one year earlier the College of […]

Unintended Consequences

posted by awelborn

Some hint that Pope Benedict has been good for Germany: The Archbishop of Berlin, Cardinal Georg Sterzinsky, said many Catholics — including many Germans — had initially been skeptical about the conservative Joseph Ratzinger becoming the first German pope since […]

Get over it, Rowan

posted by awelborn

This columnist for the UK Telegraph sniffs at Archbishop Willliams’ Easter sermon: Why is the Archbishop of Canterbury so bewildering? After all, Easter is the biggest event in the Christian calendar – Dr Rowan Williams could have used his sermon […]

Kentucky Update

posted by awelborn

On the professor who led the charge to vandalize the pro-life crosses: She was put on leave; She has apologized A report from Inside Higher Ed, which quotes some other professors at NKU in regard to their perception of intolerance […]

Dissent at Notre Dame

posted by awelborn

…dissent from Fr. Jenkins’ action, that is. This, an "Open Letter to the University Community" by Dr. John Cavadini, chair of the Theology Department He digs deep, and faults the "Closing Report" for basically ignoring the Church, of which Notre […]

One year later

posted by awelborn

NEW YORK TIMES READERS: Welcome! This your perpipatetic blogger’s old blog. Before the new blog. Which is now here. Back to business: That day a year ago is impossible to forget. It was thrilling and mystifying. Why were we all […]

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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