Via Media

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March 2, 2007 Archives


posted by awelborn

…much. If you haven’t yet, visit weblog of Our Lady of the Atonement Parish in San Antonio, an Anglican Use parish pastored by Fr. Christopher Phillips Why Fr. Phillips loves Lent: In addition to the three Masses we celebrated, the […]

Oh good

posted by awelborn

Another book to read. Well, not that it will be a time-consuming or difficult read, being an introduction to the subject, but I’m intrigued enough – especially by the fact that it is illustrated, something that few histories of the […]

WYD ’08

posted by awelborn

Registration for World Youth Day ’08 in Sydney opens today – 500 days before the event begins. Some notes: I suppose because it was nifty in Cologne, the Pope will make his entrance by boat: The auxiliary Bishop of Sydney, […]

A “Pedagogy of Participation”

posted by awelborn

Continuing to meander through the excellent Habits of Devotion on which I initially blogged a few days ago here. The topic for today is "participation." If you lurk in internet discussions of liturgy and simply tradition in general, you’ll find […]

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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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