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February 16, 2007 Archives

Movie time

posted by awelborn

Don’t go to the movies much – don’t even watch too many films at home, unfortunately. I’m not sure why this is…but two recent viewings: After Christmas, when David was here, he and I and Katie went to see Dreamgirls. […]

Lenten changes

posted by awelborn

Fr. Martin Fox shares what he’ll be doing in his Ohio parish: A different tone at Mass: * Sober music, less instruments.* Except for 4th Sunday of Lent, no flowers at all in the church or chapel.* Like last Advent, […]

Beggars for Heaven

posted by awelborn

I read this biography of Jacques and Raissa Maritain a couple of months ago, meant to blog on it before I returned it to the library, but…forgot. So here we are. Again. This book, originally written in French, was just […]

Fire him

posted by awelborn

Personally, I wish someone had the guts to fire Danielle Radcliffe from future Harry Potters right now, on the spot. Oh, please. It’s not that 12-year olds are going to be going to Equus in London. It’s not that the […]

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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