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October 15, 2006 Archives

Cleaning out the box…

posted by awelborn

Various: The BBC/Panorama special on "Sex Crimes and Vatican" is posted on Google Video New blog: "Dear God, This is Kelly" "The Euthanasia Blues" – a song and video at YouTube Here’s the creator’s website – Norman Kunc, a Canadian […]

Dreher’s Way

posted by awelborn

Much of the Catholic blogosphere has been abuzz the past couple of days with news of Rod Dreher’s announcement of his chrismation in the Orthodox Church. There are two posts- one longer than the other – on Rod’s blog on […]

An animated Pope

posted by awelborn

A 1-hour cartoon on the life of John Paul II – "Friend of All Humanity" – is being released this week. Produced by Cavin Cooper Productions in Barcelona in cooperation with Vatican Television. The trailer is available here. All we […]

Pray for us

posted by awelborn

English text of Benedict’s homily at today’s canonization Mass: Four new saints are proposed today for the veneration of the universal Church: Rafael Guízar y Valencia, Filippo Smaldone, Rosa Venerini and Théodore Guérin. Their names will forever be remembered. In […]

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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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