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July 11, 2006 Archives

Milingo-Stallings Dream Team?

posted by awelborn

Rocco’s reporting on what he’s hearing…considering Milingo is an archbishop who can, you know…ordain …yikes. Archbishop Milingo’s Moonie Wedding set off a summer of high drama in the Italian media, ending with Milingo’s reconciliation with John Paul II, a more […]

Horror in Mumbai

posted by awelborn

A series of blasts on commuter trains, killing scores…Catholic blogger Gashwin Gomes is in India now: I am still numb from shock at what has transpired in my beloved Bombay. Bombay is in my bones. This is heartbreaking. Like having […]

From the Dust

posted by awelborn

On the trip from Knoxville to Florida I read this – a history of the Dust Bowl. It’s very good – for those already familiar with the period, there’s probably not much that’s new – but for the rest of […]

Found in translation

posted by awelborn

De-coding DVC has been translated into 9 languages, I think (including my favorite, Thai), and the other DVC-related books I’ve done have been translated into other languages as well. I’m not sure if I’ve got all of them here or […]

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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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