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June 15, 2006 Archives


posted by awelborn

Jim Manney posts on the newest twist in bringing publishing to the people: Blurb Customers of a just-launched Web company named Blurb can download professionally-designed templates for various kinds of books, including cookbooks, photo books, portfolios and volumes dedicated to […]

The China Syndrome

posted by awelborn

George Weigel’s latest column: Some light was cast on the complexity of all this during a recent conversation I had with one of China‚Äôs most prominent Catholic laymen (who, for reasons of prudence, must remain anonymous). He confirmed that there […]

Corpus Christi Montage

posted by awelborn

Pulled together by Sylvie at the Papa Ratzinger Forum – for a bigger version and more, go here and scroll down.

The Light in the Piazza

posted by awelborn

Did anyone else watch it on PBS this evening…harkening back to the days when PBS actually did something valuable via Live from Lincoln Center…where many of us got our most sustained initial exposure to opera? My father had seen it […]

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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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