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June 2006 Archives

Another lawsuit

posted by awelborn the Toledo diocese: Troubles continue for Bishop Leonard Blair and the Toledo diocese. Blair and the diocese are named in another lawsuit filed Wednesday in Wyandot County Common Pleas court by St. Joseph-Salem Save Our Parish. St. Joseph parish, […]

Today’s homily

posted by awelborn

Here’s a translation (scroll down) And here’s a translation of the Angelus (yes, the Pope offered an address after the Angelus today, as he does on major feast days) Today, we solemnly honor Saints Peter and Paul, ÔÇťapostles of Christ, […]

Messing with embryos

posted by awelborn

Grounds for excommunication: The Vatican stepped up its fight against embryonic stem cell research on Wednesday, saying that scientists involved in such work would be excommunicated . Cardinal Alfonso Lopez Trujillo, head of the Vatican department dealing with family affairs, […]


posted by awelborn

Bishop Lynch of St. Petersburg gives an enthusiastic introduction to the new translation to the people of his diocese: The translation was rejected by the Holy See because between its passage and its approval by the Vatican, new principles of […]

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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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