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June 2007 Archives

Required reading

posted by awelborn

From Dan at the Shrine of the Holy Whapping. Read, pass on, especially to journalists attempting to understand this MP business. Including Catholic journalists: In the 1930’s and into the 1940’s, a handful of Jesuits and Dominicans began a movement […]

Car reading…

posted by awelborn

There’s nothing to get me back into the habit of intense reading than long periods in the car. Which I had today. So…the New Yorker and at last the article in the Atlantic, by Adam Minter about Shanghai Bishop Jin […]

Confirmation of the meeting

posted by awelborn

Zadok has a translation of today’s Vatican Press Office Bulletin announcement about yesterday’s meeting. In all of this, let’s not forget the letter to the Catholics of China, which rumor has said will be released this Saturday. I was thinking […]

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 […]

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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