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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 […]

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…

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 […]

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 […]

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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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