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August 2006 Archives

Only the big newsflashes here, folks:

posted by awelborn

Benedict abolishes the Vatican Christmas Pops Concert: The annual charity concert, organised since its inception by the Prime Time Promotion events agency, will be transferred to Monaco beginning this year, the paper reported. Starting in 1993, Italian and international pop […]

Evangelical Catholicism!

posted by awelborn

The excellent Evangelical Catholicism blog has a couple of posts of note up now – one commenting on R.R. Reno’s post on theology graduate programs discussed here, and another on a Southern Baptist’s reaction to the Christian Century article on […]

Dueling interviews

posted by awelborn

We have followed the story of St. John’s parish in Darien, CT for a while, now, haven’t we? The pastor, Fr. Michael Jude Fay was suspected by his associate pastor, Fr. Michael Madden, and the bookkeeper, Bethany D’Erario of financial […]

Spanish Rome

posted by awelborn

All right now, time to share some book notes. I’m currently sort of obsessed with late medieval/renaissance Italy, trying to sort things out in my head. What it all comes down to for me – and has really ever since […]

Previous Posts

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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