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February 26, 2007 Archives


posted by awelborn

…for the Bettinellis, who lost a baby through miscarriage. Melanie shares here. God bless them all. and for Alicia the Midwife’s daughter and yet-to-be born granddaughter.


posted by awelborn

I learned about this book via the Amazon list "Things to read and watch before you go to Rome" compiled by the Cranky Professor himself (who is leading another semester in Rome in 2008). It’s a good one – a […]


posted by awelborn

Our Bestseller’s List What Books People who Read Amy’s Open Book blog and Michael’s Annunciation blog are Buying February 2007 (2/24/2007) 1. The Power of the Cross: Meditations for the Lenten Season 2. The How-To Book of the Mass: Everything […]


posted by awelborn

(Will be added to throughout the day as I clean out the emailbox. Michael the Baby is home today. He had a bad day yesterday – feverish, restless, he gets a "stay home day" today) Heidi Hess Saxton has […]

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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? 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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