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May 10, 2006 Archives

An update on Jeremy

posted by awelborn

Readers will remember the situation of Jeremy Hand, adult son of Traditional Catholic Reflections’ Stephen Hand. Jeremy has suffered severe brain damage, was considered "hopeless," but now his father reports: Today we got a call from the acute care facility […]

Stop Trying to Kill Us Off

posted by awelborn

A disability-rights advocate writes in the UK Guardian Assisted dying is not a simple question of increasing choice for those of us who live our lives close to death. It raises deep concerns about how we are viewed by society […]

Closing in Toledo

posted by awelborn

Closing arguments in the Toledo murder trial today, with the prosecution backing off from the Satanic connection: The murder of a nun 26 years ago was sparked by a priest’s career disappointment, not devotion to Satan, a prosecutor asserted in […]

Top 20

posted by awelborn

Want to know how wrong DVC is? Share the word with your friends and neighbors? Educate yourself by checking out some of Mike Aquilina’s Top 20 Books on Early Christian History.

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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?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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