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October 2, 2006 Archives

Bloggia Varia

posted by awelborn

From my email box and other places: Do bookmark Fr. Z – he is using the month of October to work his way through the Mysteries of the Rosary, offering insights from the Fathers on each. Pro-Woman Answers to Pro-Choice […]

A question of money

posted by awelborn

One of the accusations you frequently hear about Catholic Life in the US today concerns parish registration/offertory envelopes/weddings/schools. As in: "My sister wanted to get married in her parish, but the pastor said that since they didn’t use their envelopes […]


posted by awelborn

Today’s forecast, offered as I drove everyone to school this morning: "20% chance of rain, high 82." Well, I suppose someone had to be in that 20%. (Thundering sound effects not included in post.)

What did you hear?

posted by awelborn

In case you missed it, there’s a What did you hear post down below particularly related to Respect Life Sunday. What interests me is sometimes people say something like, "We didn’t hear anything about Respect Life …he preached on the […]

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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