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July 9, 2007 Archives

Speaking of monks

posted by awelborn

…a quick side trip this afternoon to the Trappist Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers which we have both visited many times before. A first time for these two, though, one of whom re-named the place in his own […]

Yes, there are Catholics…

posted by awelborn

There are a few Catholic exhibitors at CBA, and I’m sure more than a few Catholic attendees as well – spotted one sister in full-length habit today, drilling some purveyor of digital music something-or-other about his products. A subtle side […]

Where in the world?

posted by awelborn

Now. What could this be? Click here for a much larger version on which you can almost read the inscriptions. "Remember" it says on the top, and cascading from there are names and quotations. And below that, a shrouded body. […]

Don’t listen to him, Coach Dungy

posted by awelborn

…he’s a Jaguars fan. (The best I could do, rushing to get the camera out and making sure two Wild Boys were still in sight…) One more, after the jump

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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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