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May 15, 2006 Archives

Comments Closed

posted by awelborn

I will be gone all day Tuesday – in Cleveland, not returning here until after midnight. So comments are closed (if you try to post you will be accused of being spam. Don’t take it personally and don’t write me […]


posted by awelborn

I decided not to put the very most current effort up because…hmmm.., well, I just didn’t. I’m not unhappy with it, but I realized that I needed to get a couple more chapters done before it’s suitable for public consumption. […]

Give me liberty…

posted by awelborn

Christianity Today reports on big troubles at Patrick Henry College, the small liberal arts college founded in 2000, with homeschooled young people as its intended demographic. At the center of the controversy is Michael Farris, well-known as an attorney deeply […]

The Ordinary Way of Benedict

posted by awelborn

This is for subscribers-only, but it’s worth it to stop at the library and take a look: an appreciation of Pope Benedict by Doloros Leckey in America magazine. An excerpt: That Benedict chose to write about love in his first […]

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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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