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December 8, 2006 Archives

Wasn’t that a Carly Simon song?

posted by awelborn

"Pro-crast-i-nation…" Well, no, not quite. But yet: The Warholizer via (for me) the deadliest Time-Waster of all (since I’m not a game player) – The Generator Blog Okay, okay:

More Lincoln

posted by awelborn

The CNS article: After the Vatican decision, Bishop Bruskewitz said he felt a duty to lead the people under his pastoral care away from organizations perilous to the faith. "Parents have to tell children that they can’t test everything in […]

Once more to the Blue Mosque

posted by awelborn

John Allen makes sense: Why the explanatory vacuum? The answer, at least implicitly, seems to be the following: This pope is his own gloss. In other words, precisely because this was Joseph Ratzinger, it is difficult to imagine that the […]

Healing Ministry

posted by awelborn

This is from yesterday’s WSJ – many thanks to the readers who passed it on. The link will only be active for about a week more, so read it now! The Congregation of the Children of the Immaculate Conception (appropriate […]

Previous Posts

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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