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March 22, 2007 Archives

From the comments..

posted by awelborn

Don’t have any confirmation, but, for what it’s worth, from the Fessio Post down below: The latest word from AMU is that Fr. Fessio and the administration have come to an agreement and that he will remain at AMU in […]

Aquilina on Alexandria

posted by awelborn

Mike Aquilina has some things to say about Smithsonian Magazine’s cover piece on ancient Alexandria: I was thrilled to see the cover story in April’s Smithsonian. “Wonders of Alexandria: Rediscovering the Fabled City of Cleopatra,” reads the headline below a […]

On the Edwards

posted by awelborn

What a sad turn – Elizabeth Edwards’ cancer has re-appaeared  – in her bones. This is serious, but not an immediate, short term death sentence. One of my closest friends in Florida has spent the past 10+ years battling various […]

Varia

posted by awelborn

Clean out time. Perhaps one or more of these links will interest you folks: At Rome of the West – a great blog dedicated to documenting the historcial life of the Roman Catholic Church in St. Louis – a post […]

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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