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June 12, 2007 Archives

Mandatory goat-feeding photo

posted by awelborn

So today we went to the Zoo – the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. For a couple of years there we were zoo fiends, going once a week during the summer, but I suppose MIchael’s birth and various travels last year […]

Suspicious Minds

posted by awelborn

Fr. Dwight Longenecker has a strong post on superstition among Christians, Catholics and Protestant alike.

Inside the meeting

posted by awelborn

From Inside the Vatican, a thorough report on the Bush-Benedict meeting, along with some of Pope Benedict’s other activities of the day, reflecting the Big Picture: So Benedict left a meeting with Bush to give a speech to North African […]


posted by awelborn

Medjugorje pilgrims hurt A bus carrying mostly southeastern Wisconsin Catholics to a shrine in southern Bosnia veered to avoid a jackknifed truck and plunged at least 40 feet into a ravine outside Sarajevo on Monday, injuring 27 of the 34 […]

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? 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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