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June 15, 2007 Archives

To Assisi

posted by awelborn

Pope Benedict is going to Assisi on Sunday. Here, courtesy of PRF, is the schedule. Another version via Zenit: Benedict XVI’s visit to the tomb of St. Francis will be a pilgrimage that follows in the footsteps of the "little […]

I Spy survival guide

posted by awelborn

(Yes, there’s loads going on in the world, ecclesiastical and otherwise. Yes, I have things to say about it. But I’ve sort of switched into summertime mode, which involves a morning at the zoo (yes, again), a picnic, then reading […]

Can’t touch this

posted by awelborn

Last Sunday, the NYTimes Magazine was all about poverty, wealth, and income inequality. With John Edwards on the cover, so that’s nice. And full of ads for multi-million dollar cottages and hundreds-of-dollars children’s ensembles, we can assume. Anyway, part of […]

What the Internet is good for:

posted by awelborn

Danielle Bean raised over $8,000 for the St. Gianne Maternity Home through her raffle! The home’s website. That is truly great news and God bless Danielle for a great idea and seeing it through.

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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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