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October 1, 2006 Archives

Blog notes

posted by awelborn

Just a note on this blog and what it is and what it’s not. First off, it’s over five years old now. Rather amazing. Secondly, while I used to do all-news all the time, I have been trying to back […]

That time of year…

posted by awelborn

A close enough approximation of "swording."

St. Therese

posted by awelborn

Today is the feast of St. Therese of the Child Jesus. Michael has a nice post and a photo I had not seen before of St. Therese. The LIttle Way is an online store that features products related to St. […]

Regensburg, Redux

posted by awelborn

We could head many posts with that title, but just for today, this AsiaNews essay by Jesuit Samir Khalil Samir. A bio from something Magister reprinted earlier this year from him: The author of the essay, Samir Khalil Samir, an […]

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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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