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March 4, 2007 Archives

March (and April) Madness

posted by awelborn

…in the shadow of St. Peter’s. The PNAC has started an a part of its website to the Clericus Cup – the soccer tournament between teams representing the major seminaries in Rome. Keep up to date there. (There’s also an […]

How many times…

posted by awelborn

Over the past 24 years of parenting, how many times have I been a part of exchanges like this: "What do you want for your birthday, Mom?" "Oh, all I want is a good boy for my birthday." or "I […]

The Pope and Witch

posted by awelborn

This story has been brewing for months, ever since the University of Minnesota’s theater schedule for the year was announced, but this weekend was the moment: the theater presented its production of Nobel Prize for literature laureate Dario Fo‘s play […]

Roamin’ Catholics

posted by awelborn

A group of four young people have taken up a pilgrimage of sorts – to attend Mass at every parish in the Diocese of Toledo. Here’s their website with the record of their travels. Their reports do include a bit […]

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?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 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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