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July 14, 2006 Archives

Compendium Online!

posted by awelborn

The English translation is finally online, at the Vatican website. It is the same translation as in the USCCB version. via Pontifications. Is your Catholic high school requiring students to own a copy of the Compendium? If I were teaching…I […]

On the Blog

posted by awelborn

Just a word on this blog, for any newcomers: For the first couple of years of this blog, it was an all-news all the time kind of place, but then that naturally got the best of me, although I still […]

A lot going on..

posted by awelborn

Worldwide and in the Church…violence, winds of war, liturgical questions and arguments (now there’s something new for you), and much more…but I’m still not done with my thing that was due on Wednesday, and I’m laboring under the burdens of […]

On the Middle East

posted by awelborn

From the Vatican: Cardinal Secretary of State Angelo Sodano today made the following declaration on Vatican Radio:   "The news we are receiving from the Middle East is certainly worrying.   "The Holy Father Benedict XVI and all his collaborators […]

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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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