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January 1, 1970 Archives

An Advent Carol Service…and more.

posted by awelborn

From the BBC3 – available until the 10th. Playlist: Advent Prose: Rorate coeli (Plainsong)Processional Hymn: O come, O come, Emmanuel Bidding Prayer Carol: Adam lay y bounden (Philip Ledger) I :The Message of AdventSentence and CollectAntiphons: O Sapientia; O AdonaiFirst […]

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Progress..

posted by awelborn

As you can see, I’m making progress on the YA novel. I would really like to try to have it done in the next 6 weeks or so. It just might happen. At that point then, I read and revise […]

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For tomorrow…

posted by awelborn

Don’t forget the St. Nicholas Center! The most marvelous, beautiful, complete web page on St. Nicholas out there.

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Gulp

posted by awelborn

He gave the final blessing …as Barney.

Congratulations

posted by awelborn

To Fr. Al Kimel, brilliant blogger, convert from Anglicanism, husband and father, ordained on Sunday by Bishop John Myers of Newark. Photos at the link. Author Dwight Longenecker has posted photos of his diaconate ordination, and will be ordained to […]

To the Reductions

posted by awelborn

A NYTimes Travel piece on the Jesuit missons in Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina: Even now, the 30 existing missions are in widely varying states of repair, as I found during a weeklong journey through what was once known as the […]

On Taiwan

posted by awelborn

Vatican will maintain ties: The Vatican will move to resume relations with China after more than half a century if religious freedom is allowed but it will not abandon China’s diplomatic rival Taiwan, an official said on Tuesday. The Vatican, […]

Abducted

posted by awelborn

Amid the rest of the bloodshed and kidnappings, another priest kidnapped in Baghdad: Another Chaldean priest was abducted yesterday in Baghdad. Fr Samy Al Raiys, whose disappearance was announced last night, is in the hands of unknown men who picked […]

Book Flog of the Day

posted by awelborn

Let’s see…Well, first let’s do a special. Let’s call it a "Woman’s Pack." The Catholic Woman’s Book of Days and De-Coding Mary Magdalene for $25.00, which includes shipping. Go here and scroll down to the light blue box for that. […]

On modernity

posted by awelborn

A brief reflection on last weekend’s conference on modernity, sponsored by the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture.

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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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