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January 1, 1970 Archives

God’s Mercy

posted by awelborn

Archbishop Wuerl has penned his first pastoral letter as Archbishop of Washington: God’s Mercy and the Sacrament of Penance. (pdf) It is excellent – no surprise coming from Archbishop Wuerl, who has written some fine catechetical materials. He leads the […]

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Couple o’ blegs

posted by awelborn

From Maureen Wittman: I’m wondering if you can help me out through your blog. One of the fruits of our March for Life trip has been the desire to start a local pro-life club for teens.  The teens in our […]

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A Mikvah for Boynton

posted by awelborn

Interesting story, sent by reader Judy, about the opening of a mikvah in Boynton Beach: Miles from the pomp and circumstance that surrounded the Super Bowl, a spiritual ritual of a different sort was renewed Sunday at the Chabad-Lubavitch of […]

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Even more heresy!

posted by awelborn

Alyssa Lyra Pitstick, who has engaged Fr. Oakes on von Balthasar in the pages of First Things, enters the heresy fray: Since, however, Oakes thinks words have enough meaning to make it worthwhile to distinguish between the orthodox and those […]

Say what?

posted by awelborn

A bit ‘o buzz on this one – is Ave Maria School of Law considering a move to Fort Wayne? Apparently University of St. Francis theology head Dr. Dominic Aquila (who previously worked at Ave Maria College) is in conversations […]

Obligatory Super Bowl post

posted by awelborn

The question is…did our schools have a two-hour delay today because it’s really cold or because the administrators decided it would be nice to sleep late after a night of celebration in Colts Nation? Hmmm. (Of course, Archbishop Buechlein was […]

In the works:

posted by awelborn

New documents on preborn life and the natural law. From Sandro Magister: But the second new document, the one on natural law, will be the very first of its kind. On a number of occasions Benedict XVI has indicated as […]

“Outspoken advocate?”

posted by awelborn

In the recent minor kerfuffle over Bishop Gumbleton withdrawing from a speaking engagment in Tucson (the story is that the speech was sponsored by a local chapter of Call to Action, and Bishop Kicanas refused the group permission to meet […]

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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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