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September 5, 2006 Archives

Evangelical Movements

posted by awelborn

This WSJ piece looks at the divisions that embracing the Saddlebrook model can bring to a church. (The article verges on the edge of conflating a lot of varied forces – not every casually-dressed preacher is a Warren-wannabee, and the […]

Boston Catholic High

posted by awelborn

A Globe article on the great lengths some Catholic high schools in Boston are going to to attract students: Catholic high schools in the Boston area are vying for what school administrators call “curb appeal" to woo families in an […]

Getting ready..

posted by awelborn

This is unfinished, but you get the point – it will be seen by Benedict on his flight into Munich: Keep your eye on this thread at the Papa Ratzinger Forum for news about Benedict’s trip to Bavaria, which will […]

From the Schuelerkreise

posted by awelborn

As you know, the Pope met with his former students this past weekend to listen to papers and discuss the theory of evolution and Christian faith. Not much word yet about what was said, but Cardinal Schoenborn did say good […]

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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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