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November 6, 2006 Archives

Wisconsin Reactions

posted by awelborn

A piece from Wisconsin on reactions to Bishop Morlino of Madison’s recorded message on the referenda for vote tomorrow that he required to be played at Mass this past weekend. Via Closed Cafeteria If you’re in the Diocese of Madison…what […]

Faith and Science

posted by awelborn

Today, the Pope addressed – in English – a meeting of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences There is one final reflection that the subject of your Assembly can suggest to us today. As some of the papers presented in the […]

The Pope and Islam

posted by awelborn

John Allen spoke in the Dallas area this weekend – anyone see him? His talk at the University of Dallas was on Benedict and Islam: The heart of my argument in that lecture is that Pope Benedict XVI may well […]

Overload

posted by awelborn

The political news is going full throttle, of course, and I just can’t keep up. Besides – why not just wait until we know what happened, and expend our analytical energy there? There’s a nice wrap-up of Amendment 2 blogging […]

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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?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 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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