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June 2, 2006 Archives

Question of the Day

posted by awelborn

Joseph: There’s a commercial for the new Garfield movie. Me: Hmm. Joseph: The British are coming! The British are coming! Me: What? Joseph: That’s what Garfield says. Me: Oh, okay. Joseph: What are British? Me: They’re people who live in […]

Et tu, Hitch?

posted by awelborn

Christopher Hitchens is interviewed by WORLD magazine: Challenged On professing Bible knowledge while eschewing biblical faith, Mr. Hitchens said, "I don’t have the nostalgia for the lost period of faith. I’m glad it’s over and my children won’t have to […]

I don’t get this but I like it:

posted by awelborn

"Flash cards" created by Jeffrey Tucker of Sacred Music. And don’t forget this:

The Discerning Reader

posted by awelborn

Why did you write a book called "De-coding DaVinci: the facts behind the fiction of the da vinci code", if religious belief is based on faith? You’re using reason to boost your belief… why not use faith alone? Why prove […]

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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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