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June 20, 2006 Archives

Don Matteo, redux

posted by awelborn

A week or so ago, I blogged on an Italian television show about a priest-detecitve, a show that’s quite popular. A reader writes: We watch Italian Don Matteo in RAI International.  Unquestionably the producer & director are people of real […]

Lesson of the day:

posted by awelborn

Putting the shopping cart back in the cart corrall in a store parking lot. Take the baby out of the stroller, start walking back to the car. Baby starts saying, "Uh-oh! Uh-oh!" I murmur absently, "I know, cart’s gone. Uh-oh!" […]

Ancient Future Worship

posted by awelborn

A website some of you might want to check out – some Protestants thinking through worship issues in the context of tradition : I wonder if the more recent emphasis on self in worship is one more way of expressing […]

Go to the Eternal City…

posted by awelborn

I’ve added a link at the left to Eternal City Tours – the group that sponsors Theology on Tap in Rome, and offers great tours, of course. From their website: Eternal City Tours is comprised of students from some of […]

Previous Posts

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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