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November 4, 2006 Archives

Holy Martyrs of Vietnam

posted by awelborn

A brief profile of a parish in Arlington, VA. Of just as much, if not more interest is the video with the article, in which the gentleman at the center of the piece – Dr. Thu Bui – tells the […]

Streaming All Saints

posted by awelborn

Religious and Ethics Newsweekly has posted their streaming video of the report on the All Saints Vigil at the Dominican House of Studies Video of the homily – well worth a look, about 15 minutes of your time. And while […]


posted by awelborn

More English Catholic news: Peter Snow and Ralph Grimston met a grisly end atop York’s Micklegate Bar. The pair were last seen gazing down at passers-by in the street below. Their severed heads had been attached to spikes. Since that […]

Pagans v. Christians?

posted by awelborn

Glastonbury, a small town in the south of England, is a center of mythic/mystical/neopagan activity. A sort of Lilydale or Cassadage across the Pond. Last weekend, a group called Youth2000 sponsored a retreat in Glastonbury that drew about 300 attendees. […]

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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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