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January 1, 1970 Archives

Back to Rome

posted by awelborn

An unofficial translation of the Pope’s homily today at the All Saints’ Mass: Today, the Church celebrates her dignity as "mother of saints, image of the supernal city" (A. Manzoni), and manifests its beauty as the immaculate spouse of Christ, […]

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File it away for ’07

posted by awelborn

From the Dominican students at the House of Studies: How to put on your own Vigil of All Saints   Every year at our Vigil of All Saints, we meet people who say: “This is great!  Why don’t we do […]

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Presence

posted by awelborn

Dawn Eden posts a moving video – a young woman’s testimony at a Waco City Council Meeting – on how sidewalk counselers outside an abortion clinic impacted her life – and her son’s. A long time ago, I was sort […]

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The Catholic Vote in Michigan

posted by awelborn

Go to the American Papist for a detailed look at how Governor Granholm’s trying to play it.

From Rome

posted by awelborn

Today, the Pope offered Mass in St. Peter’s, preached, and had a few words at the Angelus afterwards. No full texts in English available yet, but here’s the AsiaNews report on Mass: The second improvisation came as the pope was […]

He was there!

posted by awelborn

Gahswin attended the All Saints Vigil at the Dominican House of Studies last night, and reports. The invitation letter warned us to get there early. I showed up (with some friends) at a little after 7:00. The chapel was already […]

Keeping Track of Amendment 2

posted by awelborn

Kansas City Catholic is on it. Yesterday around here it was balmy; today the chilly wind would not let the mercury rise above 50 degrees. But something is falling even faster than the temperature in Missouri: support for Amendment 2, […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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