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May 26, 2006 Archives

Troy Calls

posted by awelborn

Had a lovely talk at St. Anastasia parish here in Troy, Michigan – many thanks to DRE Patty Chase and pastor Fr. John Riccardo – like all of the parishes I’ve been privileged to visit recently, it seems as if […]

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ECUSA Scandal

posted by awelborn

Go visit Christopher Johnson’s Midwest Conservative Journal..and read about a clergy sex scandal. Episcopal church this time. Massive cover-up. Not so hard when the perp’s brother and father are both bishops…

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Translate this..

posted by awelborn

The big attention-getting issue at the June gathering of the USCCB will be the vote on the new translation of the Order of the Mass. Much discussion of this already, particularly since the link of Cardinal Arinze’s rather sharp note […]

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Another Pope Forum

posted by awelborn

I’ve noted the existence of a an entertaining and informative forum The Papa Ratzinger Forum – which is particularly valuable for the translations of foreign news and commentary. I should have also noted the existence of a similar place, run […]

Scandal

posted by awelborn

In The Tablet, Gerald Renner writes on Fr. Maciel: The complaints about sexual abuse first surfaced in the 1990s when nine former members of the Legionaries went public with their complaint that they had been abused by Maciel as seminarians […]

Apologies

posted by awelborn

Yesterday, in his address to clergy, Benedict spoke at length about the identity and calling of the priest. However, more attention in the long run will probably be paid to this passage: On the occasion of the Great Jubilee, Pope […]

Stand Firm

posted by awelborn

In his homily today in Warsaw, Benedict spoke of the truth of the Gospel – how the Church protects this truth, how it is faithfully handed down, and how the core of responding to that truth is in love: Every […]

At Mass…

posted by awelborn

It was rainy: For many, many more news service photos click here.

Today in Poland

posted by awelborn

The main events today for the Pope’s visit to Poland are/were: Mass in Warsaw, a visit to the Jasna Gora shrine – In 1384, Ladislaus of Opole, a prince of the Jagiellonian dynasty, built a special chapel to house the […]

Do Dark the Con of Mac

posted by awelborn

Apple Dei – clever. And as Nancy says – you don’t even have to be a Mac person to appreciate it.

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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 ...

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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