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May 16, 2006 Archives

Coming to you from Ukraine..

posted by awelborn

…er, I mean Parma, Ohio. Surrounded by golden domes and gorgeous mosaics – unfortunately all the churches are locked, so I can’t see the insides, but the exteriors are wonderful enough. Just stopped in to say that I will be […]

Moving around…

posted by awelborn

as rumored…Wuerl to DC Also, the BIshop of Little Rock, Peter Sartain, has been named to Joliet. Remember…comments closed until late tonight, when I return. That’s what I get for scheduling a talk on a Tuesday (traditional day of announcement […]

Faith of Our Fathers

posted by awelborn

Faith of Our Fathers is a collection of essays – many (if not most) of them originally published in The Tablet in some form, I believe. Duffy is the English historian known to many, even over here, for his groundbreaking […]

Julian of Norwich

posted by awelborn

Jay Anderson has a very nice post about her – (occasioned by her recent memorial) – spiced up by photos he took on a recent trip to Norwich. Hmmm….next trip? (Nah, actually, I’m thinking  Montreal and Quebec City and a […]

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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