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May 3, 2006 Archives

Rod, Crunchiness and Orthodoxy

posted by awelborn

The WaPo did a feature on Rod Dreher and his family, and via that piece and Rod’s blog, it is revealed that the Drehers are seriously contemplating a move to Orthodoxy. I’ve been in conversation with Rod about this myself […]

Reporting in…

posted by awelborn

One more talk report…today was the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership – a workshop that was a last-minute addition (was originally scheduled to be a "publishers’ showcase," but then they decided they wanted me to do a workshop). It was […]

Get Ready

posted by awelborn

From 8th grade daughter: "All my friends want to go see it…" (Not, please note, uttered in a "why can’t I?" but just as a matter of fact.) Get ready…

Another bishop for China

posted by awelborn

Second in two days. AsiaNews: According to AsiaNews sources, the Vatican made a final attempt to stop the ordination by sending a personal message to Father Liu asking him to not submit himself to the ordination.  This is the second […]

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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 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? 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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