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June 1, 2007 Archives

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posted by awelborn

Four canonizations on Sunday  in Rome. Biographies of the Blesseds: Blessed George Preca from Malta, founder of the Society of Christian Doctrine, a lay group dedicated to catechesis and evangelization: The main priority of the Society is catechetical work in […]

William of Ockham

posted by awelborn

Here I go again…this week’s In Our Time, from BBC radio, focused on William of Ockham, and was quite a good introduction. They pretty much stayed with Ockham himself – that was enough – without going too much into broader […]

The End of May

posted by awelborn

On the evening of May 31, Pope Benedict led an end-of-May rosary procession through the Vatican gardens. He began the evening meeting with Vatican employees: Pope Benedict XVI spent a breezy spring evening with the Vatican’s civil servants — gardeners […]

Speaking of quick edits and flashing images

posted by awelborn

See this? The "Under the Lights" program focusing on the Wake Forest football program? See it? My oldest produced and edited it – he didn’t do the actual shots, but beyond that, the whole program is basically his work. And […]

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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