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July 26, 2006 Archives

Truthiness, continued

posted by awelborn

A reader let me know that Colbert was tres Catholique last night. I’m working on watching parts of it (I have a hard time getting stuff to download from Comedy Central, so I search elsewhere). Bill Donohue’s interview (about 9 […]

Prayers for Cardinal George

posted by awelborn

Will undergo cancer surgery tomorrow.

Go read Gashwin

posted by awelborn

He has many current Lebanon links, as well as a lot of photos of various Catholic churches in India, with informative descriptions. Right next to Buckley Court is the Archbishops’ Residence, in that characteristic dark-grey Deccan basalt, with the spires […]

On St. Ignatius

posted by awelborn

Jesuit historian John O’Malley reflects on the observations of one of St. Ignatius of Loyola’s contemporaries:   Luis Goncalves da Camara, for instance, left behind a kind of diary, written over the span of about six months in 1555, in […]

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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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