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December 12, 2006 Archives

The Good Book Busines

posted by awelborn

Daniel Radosh writes in The New Yorker about Bible sales – focusing on the Protestant market, and mostly on Thomas Nelson. To those who follow publishing, there’s nothing much new – the Bible continues to be the best-selling book in […]

Ladies’ Man

posted by awelborn

In our probably fruitless war against the Midwest Winter Sludge, Katie and I are trying to go to the YMCA as often as possible. It’s the first year in many that she’s not played a sport during this time of […]

Pray to Pay

posted by awelborn

At San Juan Capistrano: Susan Hibbert wanted to light a candle and say a prayer Sunday at the Mission San Juan Capistrano’s Serra Chapel for her husband, a U.S. Army medic soon to be deployed in Iraq. But she was […]

Adjourned, for now

posted by awelborn

A commentor at WDTPRS has the text and a translation of an ANSA news item about this morning’s Ecclesia Dei meeting – (I can’t find it on the ANSA website, but I’m sure I just don’t know where to look). […]

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? 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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