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March 21, 2007 Archives

Kristin Fans..

posted by awelborn

There are folks out there who are huge fans of Sigrid Undset’s Kristin Lavransdatter trilogy. You might be interested to know that Amazon’s Penguin Classics Reading Group has been discussing the work this month. (I read the first, never got […]


posted by awelborn

Fr. Fessio asked to resign The provost at Ave Maria University, once a student of the current pope, has been asked to resign his position immediately. Provost Joseph Fessio sent an e-mail shortly after 2 p.m. today to members of […]

Because B16 isn’t popular

posted by awelborn

According to this article, which bases its thesis on how images of the Pope are selling in American religious goods shops… The Vatican Publishing House reports that over the past week, their edition (in Italian) of the Exhortation has sold….220,000 […]

Travel Notes and Jesuit Swag

posted by awelborn

It was obviously a quick trip in and out – Just a little less than 24 hours. Travel notes: * Co-pilots, please check the water in your radiators before you head to work. Our flight from DTW was delayed an […]

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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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