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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 […]

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Serenity

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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Lives of Prayer

posted by awelborn

A nice slide show/audio presentation of the lives of Discalced Carmelites, via the Pittsburgh paper.

In the interest of shutting everyone up

posted by awelborn

…everyone, that is, who is bleating to me about "just fiction" and sneering at me for engaging this cultural moment, here’s an excerpt from a 2003 interview that Dan Brown did with Linda Wertheimer. April 26, 2003, Weekend Edition. Thanks […]

Welcome, New People!

posted by awelborn

We might see a lot of new traffic around here this week, so I’ll create this post and keep it on top. Sorry to be tiresome to the old guard, but there it is. I don’t just do DVC, although […]

Dan invites…

posted by awelborn

Via Rich Leonardi: Now, before you read this as an author’s disclaimer for any differences between the book and the movie, let me assure you it’s all there — the Louvre, Saint-Sulpice, Chateau Villette, Westminster Abbey, Rosslyn Chapel, the codes, […]

Another coming storm…

posted by awelborn

A reader from LA writes with this: am in the archdiocese of Los Angeles. I would be interested to hear what you and your blog readers think about what happened in parishes in our diocese yesterday. In the middle of […]

Today in Rome…

posted by awelborn

The Pope evokes Cyril and Methodius, and says: In an uncertain and turbulent world such as our own, Europe can become a witness and messenger of the vital dialogue between cultures and religions. The history of the old continent, deeply […]

Cleveland-Bound

posted by awelborn

Heading to Cleveland tomorrow- will be speaking at an event arranged by The Cleveland Catholic Forum: Tuesday May 16, 2006 at 7:45 p.m. (After the 7:00 p.m. Mass) St. Leo the Great4940 Broadview RdCleveland, OH 44109 Next week, I have […]

Pope to Bishops:

posted by awelborn

The gist of the Pope’s words to the bishops from Quebec: The Quebec bishops were the first group of Canadians making "ad limina" visits in 2006, and Pope Benedict said he would use the visits to offer his "reflection on […]

Out of AFrica

posted by awelborn

Melinda Gates writes in Newsweek of possible good news related to women, risk and HIV: Chanya’s story is not rare. For many women, marriage is a risk factor for AIDS because of their husbands’ dangerous behavior. Worldwide, 80 percent of […]

An interview with Georg

posted by awelborn

No, not the secretary – the Pope’s brother. Some charming tidbits. (Scroll down to the bottom of the page. A couple of translation quirks, but that just adds to it.) Then apart from the problem with the eyesight, there are […]

Another one…

posted by awelborn

China does it again CHINA threw down a fresh challenge to the Vatican yesterday by installing a third bishop in its state-approved Catholic church in defiance of Rome. Zhan Silu, 45, became bishop of the Mindong diocese in southeastern Fujian […]

DVC Notes

posted by awelborn

I was interviewed for this New Yorker piece on marketing DVC to Christians, but didn’t make the final cut – ah well. It’s a good article written by the dependable and perceptive Peter Boyer, who is delight to talk to, […]

Saintly

posted by awelborn

I have St. Dymphna over there on the left as our Saint ‘o the Day, but I wanted to draw your attention to another figure on the calendar today, Andrew Abellon, OP (so…why is he not on the left? Because […]

On Fr. Altier

posted by awelborn

For the past few weeks  – well, months, if you go back to one of the original issues – discussion has been raging in St. Blog’s over the case of Fr. Altier, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis. […]

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