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September 28, 2006 Archives

People of the Book

posted by awelborn

The Pope and Henry Kissinger, today. Benedict also met with the new German ambassador to the Vatican today: Believing that each person is created in the image of God, the Catholic Church hopes all people will come to know the […]

Notes from the Emailbox

posted by awelborn

Project Sycamore: The purpose of Project Sycamore is to provide a source of information, a means of communication, and a collective voice to Notre Dame alumni and others in the Notre Dame family who are concerned about preserving the Catholic […]

Big bucks

posted by awelborn

This just breaking from Palm Beach…fuzzy and confusing details, but two priests have been charged with stealing 8.6 million from a parish over 40 years’ time. Two former priests at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church in Delray Beach have been […]

Can’t disagree

posted by awelborn

…with Cardinal Pell YOUNG Catholics are more confused about religion than other Christian groups their age. Cardinal George Pell will warn the National Catholic Education Commission’s annual conference today that young members of the church seem to regard life as […]

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?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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