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May 5, 2006 Archives

Closed Comments!

posted by awelborn

I’ll be gone all day Saturday – my flight leaves at 6am, and I return from Houston at 11pm. So, because of recent weird spam that’s made it’s way through, I’m closing all comments for the day. Ciao, y’all!

An Idiot’s Guide to Square Notes

posted by awelborn

An article in Crisis (pdf format – but good for getting the visuals, which are important here. Obviously) It’s very interesting, if you’ve never explored the why’s, what’s and how’s of chant in a serious way before. (like me). Good […]


posted by awelborn

I had heard this was coming, but Ted Olsen at Christianity Today takes a close look at this weekend’s NYTimes Magazine covers tory on people opposed to contraception. Shorto is right that religious conservative Protestants have been increasingly critical about […]

Here’s the word

posted by awelborn

The Word from Rome, that is. Different views of Christian and Islam (including notes on a statement by Bishop Wenski of Orlando on the matter), the China problem, and various other conferences and confabs.

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? 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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