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May 17, 2007 Archives

A few things

posted by awelborn

Fr. Jim Tucker on the wedding industry and related matters: I contrast that to the weddings that we celebrated last Saturday night in the Spanish Vigil Mass. Twice a year, we encourage couples who are in merely civil unions or […]

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Rule #1

posted by awelborn

No one shall be permitted to review a book written by Pope Benedict for major press outlets unless they have read at least 3 other books written by said author (aka Joseph Ratzinger, in case you forgot.) Exhibit A: Bruce […]

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Random Bloggage

posted by awelborn

Two branches of Russian Orthdoxy make up. In Rome, a "Feast of Peoples." The 16th "Feast of Peoples" will be held in the square of St. John Lateran in Rome on Sunday, May 20. The initiative has been organized by […]

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Question

posted by awelborn

Which bear is best? No, just kidding. I actually do have two questions though, as I take an 11-minute blog break. Have any of you had experience with Churching of Women? Yourself, back in times past, or have heard a […]

New blog!

posted by awelborn

Take a look at Vox Nova. From the group: We are writing to humbly request your help in getting the word out about our new Catholic social/political blog.  We are a group of faithful Catholics of very different political persuasions–from […]

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posted by awelborn

It’s coming, says Cardinal Hoyas to CELAM: The top Vatican official in charge of use of the Tridentine Mass has confirmed that Pope Benedict XVI “intends to extend to the entire church the possibility of celebrating the Mass and the […]

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posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

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posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

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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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