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April 8, 2008 Archives

Because 13th century theological language rules

posted by awelborn

The collection of the Pope’s Q & A’s with various groups, Questions and Answers is #1 on the Catholic Publishers’ Association Bestseller’s list for April. (pdf)  Oh, and more papal-related randomness – here’s a transcript of a really excellent discussion […]


posted by awelborn

Update:  Here it is at the USCCB website.   Update:  Here it is, from YouTube, sans commercials.   Via CNN, here’s the video, complete with Miller Lite commercial.   More from other sites soon, I’m sure. Um…looks like people are […]

Almost there

posted by awelborn

I am having to go through myriad machinations in order to be able to sell books again. Don’t ask. But just know that it should be all straightened out in a couple of days. I will be doing a new […]

Radio Daze

posted by awelborn

A few upcoming appearances: Friday morning at 6:40 AM, I’ll be on Gus Lloyd’s Seize the Day program on Sirius’ Catholic Channel. 6:40. Don’t forget. 6:40. Topic will be (I think) Mary and the Christian Life. Next Tuesday at 9:30, […]

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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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