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January 1, 1970 Archives

Inching…

posted by awelborn

The NYTimes on Giuliani’s recent finessing: Fred Siegel, author of “Prince of the City: Giuliani, New York and the Genius of American Life,” said Mr. Giuliani will likely be careful to avoid anything perceived as a flip-flop on the issue. […]

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Cardinal Bertone calling

posted by awelborn

CNS story on the ways and means of Cardinal Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State: The media has warmed to the cardinal’s personality and given him ample ink and airtime. As a result, the 72-year-old Salesian is building a reputation as […]

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Vax Papali

posted by awelborn

Getting behind an initiative: Pope Benedict XVI (bio – news) strongly endorsed programs that will make vaccines available to needy countries, as he met on February 9 with finance ministers from Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Russia. The government […]

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More Varia

posted by awelborn

If you’ve never visited the Monks of Adoration website – now’s a good time to start! We, The Community of The Monks of Adoration, are a Public Association of the Faithful in the Diocese of Venice in Florida. Our Constitutions […]

Adoro Te

posted by awelborn

At Intentional Disciples, a post on the transformative impacat of Eucharistic Adoration. And a couple of other bits of fruit from blogging about: Thank you! A brief Christianity Today piece laying out the basics of the two main re-asserters groups […]

See what you think of this…

posted by awelborn

A provocative Corner post, I thought, here: According to a congressman’s wife who attended a Republican women’s luncheon yesterday, Karl Rove explained the rationale behind the president’s amnesty/open-borders proposal this way: "I don’t want my 17-year-old son to have to […]

Not over yet…

posted by awelborn

Not even close. The Edwards blogger issue continues. The issue is, as I said yesterday, what the attitude of these bloggers says about Edwards. Really. The direction these conversations are taking in the blogo- and pundi-spheres seems to be in […]

Corporal Works

posted by awelborn

If you’re like most people, you want to help others, you want to be a faithful disciple and do as Jesus commands – to love, to serve. But you might be put off by the bigness of certain charities. They […]

More from Cincy

posted by awelborn

A very nice story from the Enquirer on a seminarians’ basketball team – the Minor Prophets Of the five Minor Prophets from the local area, three went to public high schools, one was home-schooled and one went to Elder. Many […]

Tensions

posted by awelborn

The Cincinnati Post picks up on the ongoing tensions between the Diocese of Covington and Northern Kentucky Right to Life, which was founded by a former bishop of Covington, as it happens: Recently, in full-page daily newspaper ads, both organizations […]

Because stupid people build cathedrals

posted by awelborn

Writer Sharan Newman has a nice takedown of Thomas Cahill’s latest, in Christian Century: Mysteries of the Middle Ages is part of Cahill’s "hinges of history" series, which began with How the Irish Saved Civilization. His laudable goal is to […]

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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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