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July 30, 2006 Archives

Prayer for Peace

posted by awelborn

The Angelus at Castel Gondolfo: Greeted in a festive atmosphere by thousands of people who packed into the internal courtyard of the apostolic palace, the pope himself replied to the cries of the crowd by saying that the welcome he […]

Pious and Prochoice?

posted by awelborn

The Boston Globe looks at abortion rights activists getting religion. The religious abortion-rights movement, like the antiabortion movement, grounds its understanding of abortion in the Bible. Abortion-rights religious groups point to what they see as a telling silence in Scripture. […]

Shoving Off

posted by awelborn

We’ll keep this post flowing with links to stories about the events on a boat in Pittsburgh today, beginning with this WaPo story by Michelle Boorstein. The theological problems are not really dealt with in the story – why the […]

Miracle of Sharing Alert

posted by awelborn

This weekend – your place. Maybe this gets old, but I never fail to be fascinated by it. The Gospel tomorrow is the multiplication of the loaves and the fishes from John, and somewhere, sometime tomorrow, a preacher is going […]

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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?Okay...how 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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