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June 27, 2007 Archives

Okay, that Motu Proprio

posted by awelborn

Coming, according to news reports on 7/7. I’m not in a position to blog or have comments at the moment – y’all would be posting and posting, but nothing would appear ’til night, so I don’t want to waste your […]

The temptation to Arianism

posted by awelborn

Today, in his General Audience, Pope Benedict took on the figure of St. Cyril of Jerusalem, and focused on his fight against Arianism, and the application to today: “Denying Christ’s divinity”, which was at the centre of Aryan heresy, “is […]

Learn to chant

posted by awelborn

In Detroit on Saturday

Big doings

posted by awelborn

BIg doings in Rome over the next few days, leading up to Friday, the solemnities of Sts. Peter and Paul and the bestowing of the pallium on Sunday. First, the schedule, via PRF: June 26 17:30 Cardinal Bertone celebrates Mass […]

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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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