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June 27, 2006 Archives

With the Cardinal

posted by awelborn

Gashwin Gomes was at the farewell festivities for Cardinal Dias, blogged about here third-hand a couple of days ago.

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In China?

posted by awelborn

Vatican delegation to China? A Vatican delegation has been in Beijing since last Sunday to meet with various figures of the Chinese government.   Views vary among analysts on the significance of this visit, which will last until July 1st; the […]

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The Archbishop speaks

posted by awelborn

Rowan WIlliams’ letter, as reported by Ruth Gledhill: Rowan Williams has at last issued his letter to the primates in the wake of The Episcopal Church general convention, as TimesOnline reports on its front page. Never again can anyone accuse […]

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On Morris West

posted by awelborn

Jody Bottum at First Things today: After four years in the Australian Imperial Forces during World War II, he settled down to become a writer—quickly establishing himself as the “boy wonder” whose radio plays were enormously popular in Australia. A […]

Magister on music

posted by awelborn

Vaticanista Sandro Magister on hints of things to come: Among the prelates of the Roman curia present at the concert were Marini and Liberto. But Benedict XVI’s attention was entirely dedicated to maestro Bartolucci – a vigorous 89 years old, […]

The GIRM in Saginaw

posted by awelborn

Here’s the text of the DIocese of Saginaw’s implementation of the GIRM, just sent out by Bishop Carlson. Oh, and the "Saginaw Blessing?" Buh-bye. Done very well, with the proper context of sound catechesis. The Saginaw blessing: The Saginaw blessing […]

“Bully Pulpit”

posted by awelborn

The Chronicle of Higher Education on Patrick Reilly and the Cardinal Newman Society.

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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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