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June 12, 2006 Archives

Corpus Christi

posted by awelborn

In Rome: Benedict XVI invited all in Rome "to take part in great numbers" in the Corpus Christi procession this week. The liturgical ceremonies surrounding Thursday’s feast express "the faith and love of the Christian community for its Lord present […]

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Pope in Spain

posted by awelborn

The itinerary: The Holy Father will depart from Rome’s Fiumicino airport at 9.30 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, whence a two-hour flight will take him to Manises airport in Valencia. Following the welcome ceremony, he will visit the cathedral of […]

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The baptism

posted by awelborn

Dom and Bettinelli’s daughter Isabella was baptized yesterday. Both of them have thoughts – Dom here and Melanie here: He talked about the Trinity as a family. God is a loving family. And he told the story of a boy […]

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Anglican Matters

posted by awelborn

Last week, an Anglican Use conference was held in Scranton, and there are a few reports from around St. Blog’s: It seems to me, from a cursory reading, that aside from the more theological and pastoral discussions, the major "issue" […]

Wisconsin accident

posted by awelborn

A sad story: Permanent deacon dies in aftermath of accident – he was driving Auxiliary Bishop Sklba of Milwaukee to a confirmation. Bishop Sklba (whom I happened to meet in Milwaukee, which is why this caught my eye) was treated […]

Religious Reality TV, Australian style

posted by awelborn

Following in the footsteps of the BBC’s programs, The Monastery and The Convent (which begins airing this week), Shannon Donahoo reports from Down Under that Australian TV is going to do a similar program they’re calling The Abbey. Okay, we’re […]

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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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