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March 6, 2007 Archives

The Sinner’s Prayer

posted by awelborn

Did anyone hear the sound of a small bomb being dropped? Huh. Must have been my imagination. David Gushee, at Christianity Today: I was getting ready to preach. As the worship leader was finishing the music set, he offered some […]

The Church in the Holy Land

posted by awelborn

The Good Friday collection in Catholic churches around the world is taken to benefit the Church in the Holy Land. Cardinal Ignace Moussa I Daoud, prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Churches, has released his annual letter regarding the collection: […]

In other news….

posted by awelborn

Next Tuesday, the Apostolic Exhortation on the Synod on the Eucharist, called "Sacrament of Love" will be released. Let the fevered speculation begin! (Or, you know, prayer.)

Ah, bishops…

posted by awelborn

Dallas and Lake Charles: (This is the news on the Vatican website, only in Italian for now) Dallas, your new bishop is Bishop Kevin J. Farrell, auxiliary bishop of Washington, D.C., Here’s his info Born in Ireland: He entered 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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