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December 10, 2006 Archives

Caption Contest!

posted by awelborn

(From today’s consecration of a new church in Rome, Maria Stella dell’Evangelizzazione)

“The new Irish”

posted by awelborn

A SFGate article on Divine Word College in Iowa – a college whose purpose is formation of young men for missionary work with the Divine Word Missionaries. The article’s focus is the students of Vietnamese origens, who make up 2/3 […]

Troubles

posted by awelborn

One really wonders how this is all going to end…Anglican clergy put their feet down. Liberal bishops who support homosexual priests are to be barred from entering some churches and money intended for Anglican coffers will be withheld. In a […]

Nativity Story

posted by awelborn

Saw it today with Katie. I will blog on it later, probably tomorrow, but I think the sum of my reaction is essentially… Well. That was….odd. Now, I just have to think about why I think that. I suspect it’s […]

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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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