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April 29, 2006 Archives

Missing the Mark

posted by awelborn

Dom takes a look at an article – in the Chicago Tribune, but actually produced by Religion News Service – about blogging and churches. The Catholic part is…amazing. Why? ‘Cause it doesn’t mention blogs. Not really. As in the part […]

Benedict on Church and State

posted by awelborn

Christopher Blosser has a nice round-up of links (as usual!) on the issue at the Fan Club. The relationship between church and state and their proper jurisdictions have figured heavily in the remarks of Pope Benedict in the first year […]

Got Chant?

posted by awelborn

Would you like to learn how to teach chant in your own parish? The Church Music Society of America is sponsoring a workshop. Here are the details: Gregorian Chant has been called the most beautiful music this side of Heaven. […]

Blue Collar Preacher

posted by awelborn

Blue Collar Preacher is the website of Fr. Jim Schmitmeyer of Ohio, who has a particular emphasis, you can probably tell, on preaching in a way that connects with people’s lives, especially their work lives. He has a blog on […]

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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