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July 4, 2006 Archives

Brave New World, continued

posted by awelborn

Irish woman fights husband for embryos: “The rightful place for those three embryos is back with their mother to give them the right to life,” she said. Giving evidence at the second day of the hearing the childcare worker admitted […]

The Next Papal Voyage..

posted by awelborn

To the World Meeting of Families, which began July 1 in Valencia, Spain. The Pope will be there this weekend, July 8 and 9. Valencia, is of course the site of the terrible train accident which claimed over 40 lives […]

Meanwhile, in KC:

posted by awelborn

Tim Drake has a profile of Bishop Finn of KC in the NCR(egister) – a counterpoint of sorts to the anguished crie de cour from the other NCR a few weeks ago. (the interview with Bishop Finn was conducted before […]

Diocesan Blog Wars

posted by awelborn

…in the Diocese of Richmond. (For those not aware of the history of the Diocese. For years it was led by Bishop Walter Sullivan, one of the most liberal bishops in the US (the one exception to this general direction […]

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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