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July 13, 2007 Archives

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posted by awelborn

Dr. Albert Mohler, a Southern Baptist, has a clear and reasoned – and most of all, knowledgeable (even though he gets a few things wrong, and emphasizes submission to the papacy without mentioning apostolic succession) – response to the CDF’s statement […]

Dangerous outside the stroller

posted by awelborn

What blogs are good for – a simply marvelous, funny and ultimately moving and so true post from the Creative Minority Report. But here’s the thing. I’m not as impressed with myself as I used to be. I know all […]

Summing up

posted by awelborn

Dr. Alcuin Reid on the MP, SP: Well, he has done it. After much speculation, and in spite of intense and orchestrated lobbying from some bishops (as well as the all-too-frequently published opprobrium of ageing priests and liturgists), by means […]

Document Dump

posted by awelborn

John Thavis at CNS looks at the question of the Vatican’s release of various important documents right before the Pope’s vacation: Before Pope Benedict XVI took off for his summer vacation in the Italian Alps, he engaged in a time-honored […]

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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?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 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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