Advertisement

Via Media

Via Media

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 […]

Advertisement

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 […]

Advertisement

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 […]

Advertisement

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.

Unholy Alliance?

posted by awelborn

From the UK Tablet, a critical look at the role the Russian Orthodox Church is playing in the government’s shifting stance towards countries formerly in the USSR: The Cold War rhetoric heard in the run-up to last week’s G8 summit […]

Desperately seeking absolution

posted by awelborn

Mollie Hemingway on the modern culture of confession – some of it sponsored by churches. But this confession was not delivered to a priest or pastor. It was typed online at IveScrewedUp.com, a project that Florida’s Flamingo Road Church began […]

On the MP

posted by awelborn

Fr. Z has the latest, including a report from members of Una Voce who met with some VIPs in Rome recently, as well as a translation of the report which contains purported details about the release: Here are the main […]

Maybe not

posted by awelborn

Philly council repeals pro-choice resolution City Council yesterday rescinded its week-old proclamation that Philadelphia is a "pro-choice city," putting an end to a purely symbolic debate that drew the attention of Cardinal Justin Rigali and roiled Council as few other […]

Sellout?

posted by awelborn

Former Boston seminary rector criticizes Archdiocese: On his way out the door, the departing rector of St. John’s Seminary sent a pair of blistering letters to church officials, alleging that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is endangering the future […]

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.