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July 10, 2006 Archives

Peruvian memories

posted by awelborn

Nasty stuff..tastes like bubblegum! Ah…the Inca Kola defenders waste no time! How can you say Inca Kola is nasty and tastes likebubblegum!???!!?? I disagree. I would say that aboutDr. Pepper! Saludos, An offended reader from Lima, Peru. I’ll have to […]

I can’t entitle this post “Man of Steele”

posted by awelborn

Because the Curt Jester took it already. Maryland Lt. Gov and Senate candidate Michael Steele spoke to a gathering of Catholic families: Tim Hill, who with his wife, Miki, home-schooled their nine children, said they founded the conference 17 years […]

Eucharist Doves

posted by awelborn

Marvelous post from Daniel Mitsui on what I’d say is a little-known element of church decor, but was actually common before the relatively modern tabernacle was developed: Eucharist Doves have been mentioned in several discussions on liturgically-minded Catholic Blogs, but […]

To the high court

posted by awelborn

Archbishop Burke appointed: On Saturday the Holy See announced that Archbishop Raymond Burke of the Archdiocese of St. Louis has been appointed to the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura.  The Archbishop will undertake his new duties while remaining Archbishop […]

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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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