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August 27, 2007 Archives

Good news from Creighton

posted by awelborn

Here: Creighton University and author Anne Lamott have mutually agreed upon cancellation of her public lecture on September 19, 2007.   After careful review of Ms. Lamott’s most recent writings (which postdated her contract agreement), we have concluded that key […]

New horizons

posted by awelborn

A quick evaluation of new things: 1) Gmail – good. The layout of the mailbox, in which your responses to emails are grouped with the original emails, makes a lot of sense. I’ve not explored it much beyond that, but […]

Top 200, baby

posted by awelborn

I mean, er, Your Holiness. And studying the top Christian sellers on Amazon always interests me in a compare and contrast kind of way.

And all the mothers say…

posted by awelborn

St. Monica…ora pro nobis! St. Monica links from around: Fr. Z on her tomb in Rome Mike Aquilina has many links The Pope, at last year’s Angelus on 8/27: Monica, who was born into a Christian family at Tagaste, today […]

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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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