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November 16, 2006 Archives

Cookie Break

posted by awelborn

Good news from Peru: As pastor of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, which sits more than two miles high on a windswept Andean plain, Maryknoll Father Edmund Cookson has spent decades fighting malnutrition among impoverished farm families. He has […]

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Another Catechetical note

posted by awelborn

We talk about catechesis a lot here, and are fairly conversant in what’s happening. Over the past ten years or so, the US bishops have, on paper, taken a more pro-active role in textbook content. There is an Ad Hoc […]

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A Whapping Good Time

posted by awelborn

Lots of good stuff over at the Shrine of the Holy Whapping these days – Drew has some excellent historical posts, including a lengthy quote from Ratzinger on Charles Borromeo and true reform, and several really interesting architectural posts from […]

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Quiverfull

posted by awelborn

There’s an article in a recent issue of Newsweek about a small movement among some Protestants that is totally, absolutely against any kind of contraception or even fertility awareness and conscious birth spacing. Mollie at Get Religion blogs on the […]

The Swiss and the Germans

posted by awelborn

Sandro Magister very helpfully pulls together what the Pope has said recently to Swiss and German bishops, detecting a theme: In the second of his two addresses to the Swiss bishops on their “ad limina” visit, Benedict XVI replied to […]

Rethinking

posted by awelborn

Thoughts from Archbishop Rowan Williams: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has reopened the debate on women priests by suggesting that the Anglican Church may one day "think again" about the issue. Speaking a week before his first official […]

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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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