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December 6, 2007 Archives

Make your timewaster worth something

posted by awelborn

A vocabulary quiz through which you donate rice: (Via Melanie Bettinelli)

My Domestic Church has a hole in the roof

posted by awelborn

You all make me laugh, sharing True Confessions of Liturgically Slacker Parents. I honestly do appreciate all those lovely blogs I made fun of – they’re pretty and inspiring and the parents who write them do a far, far better […]

Papal tidbits

posted by awelborn

Cindy Wooden of CNS blogs on the Pope’s Advent wreath – with red candles, in the German style. He met with representatives of the Baptist World Alliance: This meeting in Rome is the second round of ongoing discussions that Members […]

Praying in and for Omaha

posted by awelborn

The blogger at Revolution 21 writes: Today, in all likelihood, is the darkest day in the 153-year history of Omaha. What happened at Westroads Mall was horrific almost beyond description.   Please pray for my city, a great place to […]

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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