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January 1, 1970 Archives

Typekey

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Trusting

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 […]

From FSSP to the Archdiocese

posted by awelborn

A reader thought we might be interested in discussing this: Holy Rosary parish in Indianapolis is a traditionally Italian parish, and also home to a thriving Indult Tridentine liturgy, with the full support of the Archbishop. This past weekend, the […]

The response of LC

posted by awelborn

The discussion regarding the invitation to prayer and penance extended by the Vatican to Fr. Maciel, founder of the Legionaries of Christ, rages, thanks in part to the lack of clarity about exactly why Fr. Maciel has been invited to […]

Principled Immigration

posted by awelborn

Mary Ann Glendon’s article in First Things: Good-faith anxieties about large-scale immigration are sometimes expressed in terms of social costs, such as a feared deleterious effect on the nation’s cultural cohesion or the stability of local communities. One would like […]

DVC Moments

posted by awelborn

It’s fallen off the main page, but do consider visiting and adding to the Your DVC Moment post. Oh, and – review of the day: I must say that, though I have recited the Nicene Creed throughout my adult life, […]

Light blogging day…

posted by awelborn

Until this afternoon. I am talking to a couple of classes at Katie’s school – on how to use the Catechism and the Compendium and then about certain other topics, like a movie that came out this past weekend. Sigh. […]

Varia

posted by awelborn

1) I’m going to start holding back comments posted overnight for approval. I might start requiring Typekey  so be ready! 2) Links from the email box: – A great new Byzantine Rite Catholic blog – a group blog with several […]

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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