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October 8, 2007 Archives

Francis Beckwith and others

posted by awelborn

Aimee Milburn has a nice post examining Francis Beckwith’s interview with Tim Drake in Catholic World Report. There you have it.  Catholicism does not teach “works righteousness.”  And Beckwith is correct.  But the Catholic teaching is not the same as […]

Preach it

posted by awelborn

We’re talking evangelization and preaching, so here are a few good examples for your edification of priests doing great preaching and making the fruits of their labors available on the Web:

Evangelize more

posted by awelborn

Just some follow up thoughts and links: Three critiques in the same general area, all from Christianity Today, a mainstream evangelical publication.

By any means necessary

posted by awelborn

I once said that if I were to ever go back to graduate school, (which isn’t going to happen),  my PhD dissertation would be on post Vatican II transitions – perhaps focusing on one diocese or one cluster of parishes.  An […]

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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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