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June 25, 2006 Archives

“I don’t feel spiritual”

posted by awelborn

Fr. Jim at Dappled Things has some good, basic advice!

On Catholic Higher Ed

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Clayton Emmer has an excerpt from last Sunday’s Fr. Groeschel show on EWTN, on which Dr. Peter Kreeft spoke about Catholic higher education.


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Benedict, Catechist: But first, taking his cue from the liturgical calendar, Benedict XVI, catechist and theologian pope, used the time of reflection before the Angelus to explain the feasts of the Sacred Heart, John the Baptist, Mary’s Immaculate Heart, and […]

Got some time this summer?

posted by awelborn

You could cross-stitch the Sistine Chapel ceiling! (Of course, it might take longer than the summer – say 10 years, for the woman who stitched it and created the pattern.) From the reader/blogger who sent it in: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel […]

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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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