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June 4, 2006 Archives

The Graduates

posted by awelborn

One of them anyway: And the other, who was to graduate the next day (but didn’t go through the ceremony) and his grandfather and step-grandmother: More here!

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Roaming in Rome

posted by awelborn

The Roamin’ Roman only has a few weeks more left before she returns to the US, and she’s busy with finals, but she’s posted a few great photos – including some of Pentecost Mass at the Pantheon – at the […]

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On the Ontario Terrorists

posted by awelborn

Kathy Shaidle, of Relapsed Catholic, and who lives in Toronto, is providing links and commentary.

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Choice

posted by awelborn

Rich Leonardi has the goods on a disgusting move by some Catholic school parents in Cincy When classes began Thursday morning, June 1, at the Catholic elementary school of St. Mary, a parish in the affluent Hyde Park neighborhood on […]

Is he headed our way?

posted by awelborn

According to an article posted in the Papa Ratzinger Forum (scroll down)…yes! Possibly for 2007: He will be in Brazil 2-3 days, after which he will head north to Caracas. Why Venezuela? Because, beyond its geopolitical importance, it is the […]

Pentecost

posted by awelborn

Even with the watermarks, I love this photo: Wonderful. More from Catholic Press Photo Agency here. And from today’s Mass: The text of his homily is here: But how to enter into the mystery of the Holy Spirit, how to […]

A Faith in Flux

posted by awelborn

The Philadelphia Inquirer is running a big package this week on Catholicism. (The link is to the front page. There’s a special box with the stories) Here’s a page with multimedia links, including profiles of several Philadelphia-area Catholics. Via Rocco

Meditations from Carmel

posted by awelborn

A lovely new website: We invite you to learn more about  Carmelite Spirituality through listening to short meditations we have put together for you to listen to via our PODCAST.   The Carmelite Community at the Carmel of St. Joseph in St. […]

Vigil

posted by awelborn

Today was the massive gathering of representatives of the "new movements," for a Vigil of Pentecost at St. Peter’s with the Pope. There were an estimated 350,000 gathered (35-45,000 has been the normal number for the Wednesday audeinces for Benedict, […]

With the Pope

posted by awelborn

Hah. You know that you can find photos from every Papal event on the Vatican website, and Michael finally went and looked for photos from the General Audience which we attended. And sure enough, there he is "with" the Pope! […]

Meeting of Minds?

posted by awelborn

Bishop Brown agrees, in general, to meet with the dissatisfied parishioners of St. Mary’s-by-the-Sea. Bishop Tod Brown unexpectedly celebrated the Saturday evening vigil Mass at St. Mary’s by the Sea parish in Huntington Beach, California, on Saturday, June 3, 2006. […]

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posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

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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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