Via Media

Via Media

May 22, 2006 Archives


posted by awelborn

Okay, starting some time tomorow, I’m going to start requiring TypeKey registration for commenters. Nothing extremely negative is going on, but I just have an intuition that this would be a good time to start. My daily hits have increased […]

Just like the good old days…

posted by awelborn

LaSalle Academy in Philadelphia…educating the poorest of the poor. From the reader who passed it on, who also noted that tuition is $200 a year. Today I visited the LaSalle Academy in Philadelphia’s poorest (yet most gentrified) nieghboorhood.  I was […]

A tale of two priests

posted by awelborn

Vowing to not post any more on DVC, the media continues to thwart me – today it was the Diane Rehm show, which today featured in the discussion: Desson Thomson, movie critic for the Washington Post Jay Tolson, US News […]


posted by awelborn

A new angle: To protect Vermont’s 128 parishes and missions from "unjust attack," Burlington Bishop Salvatore R. Matano has placed each under a charitable trust. That means the titles to all parishes, once in the name of the Roman Catholic […]

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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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