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March 2007 Archives

Close a Catholic school..

posted by awelborn

…open an academy: The New York Archdiocese is inviting youngsters back to a Greenwich Village parish schoolhouse it shuttered last year – at $25,000 a pop. Now, working-class parents who had paid about $2,500 to send their children to the […]

Penance

posted by awelborn

Today, the Pope led a penance service especially for young people at St. Peter’s. The CNS report: The sacrament of penance is the sacrament of God’s mercy and an outpouring of God’s healing love, Pope Benedict XVI told young people […]

Crossing the Tiber…

posted by awelborn

The very recently retired Episcopal Bishop of Albany From his letter: In his letter to Bishop Love, Bishop Herzog stated that his decision was based on more than three years of focused prayer and study. "My sense of duty to […]

Varia w/College Bleg at the end

posted by awelborn

Here we go, from my email box and my blogivanting around…please read to the end and give some input on the reader’s question. Barbara Nicolosi is in Israel, with an exceptionally passionate post on Jerusalem. A deeply moving piece from […]

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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