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June 5, 2006 Archives

The Other Graduate

posted by awelborn

More here. Michael’s also put up photos from his Book Expo America trip – here. Really nice photo of Tracey Ullman (who has a knitting book coming out, apparently) and one of Harvey Pekar, whose autograph Michael got on a […]

Oh, we want our episcopal rumors

posted by awelborn

So for today – the rumor that a co-adjutor for St. Paul-Minneapolis is on the way. Tomorrow, even.

The Body Speaks…again

posted by awelborn

A new translation of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body has been produced – the faults of the original translation lay in part in the fact that the talks JPII gave during those Audiences were translated in the news […]


posted by awelborn

When the bishops meet in LA next week, they’ll be discussing, among other matters, a major restructuring, aka downsizing of the committee structure of the USCCB. Rocco takes it from here: Collapsing five committees — "vocations, priestly formation, diaconate, consecrated […]

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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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