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March 10, 2007 Archives

Marriage Made in Heaven?

posted by awelborn

Peter Manseau has an excellent piece in the Washington Post Magazine about Archbishop Milingo Photos here Milingo began to clash openly with those he considered his enemies. In November 1996, speaking at a conference in Rome, he declared that Satanism […]

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See the Other Side

posted by awelborn

This week’s New Yorker fiction offering – I liked it. You might go into it with less traditional expectations of a short story, and just approach it in a more meditative kind of space. Written by Tatyana Tolstaya, translated from […]

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New things..

posted by awelborn

I’m going to hold comments for moderation now, instead of closing off comments on posts when I’m not around. I think. I’ll try and see how much time it takes. So don’t post your comment a million times. It may […]

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While in Brazil

posted by awelborn

….one of the places Benedict will visit in Brazil, via Aid to the Church in Need: Some 2 000 former drug addicts are now preparing to receive Pope Benedict XVI in the men´s centre of Pedrinhas, close to Guaratingueta. The […]

Vast and Holy Power

posted by awelborn

Many thanks to reader Matthew who passed along this article from TIME about the 1935 Eucharistic Congress in Cleveland. It really is a fascinating snapshot of the Catholicism of the period, as well as the secular world’s take on it, […]

Sean Hannity…

posted by awelborn

Wow. Well, this  should be a surprise to exactly no one, but … watch this. (Source) (Actually, it might be better to just go here – look the right side at "Hot Video." ‘Cause it’s hot. – "Judgment Day for […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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