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September 7, 2006 Archives

A Reason for Hope

posted by awelborn

A new website/ministry from a Pennsylvania priest. Sharp. He’s Fr. Larry Richards who apparently also has a show on Relevant Radio A press release about the launch.


posted by awelborn

Clarifications on the Rove/Hudson/exorcism/blessing Hudson says he didn’t say it was an exorcism. Authors who interviewed him say well, maybe not, but it wasn’t a joke, either: Hillary, Rove joked, was a reason the place needed to be purged of […]

So…what do you think?

posted by awelborn

In the NYSun, a review of the St. John’s Bible – the handwritten, calligraphied, illuminated copy of the Bible being done under the auspices of St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville. Portions of the Bible are touring the country – the […]

Kindergarten Wisdom of the Day

posted by awelborn

"You get what you get and you don’t throw a fit" Thanks, Mrs. Kindergarten Teacher…we needed to learn that around here. Catchy, too!

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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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