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April 9, 2008 Archives

Big Mitre Day?

posted by awelborn

As Michael reported yesterday and Rocco hints at this evening, we just might see quite a few episcopal appointments for the US tomorrow. If you want to be the first on your block to get the news, there is no secret […]

So are you going?

posted by awelborn

In all of the PopeBlogging, I realized I’ve neglected something important – you! Because you are the Church and you are special! (Isn’t that the theme of the visit? No? You’re kidding me!) No, actually, I’m just curious, and thought […]

New Evangelization

posted by awelborn

Stories are beginning to pop up, here and there, about young people who are interested in and positive about Pope Benedict. Pope2008 had a post yesterday about what’s happening at CUA in anticipation. Joanna Berry, a student from Catholic University […]

Nerves frayed, much?

posted by awelborn

So the Archdiocese of Washington expressed concern about this ad from the DC Metro system, and Metro voluntarily pulled the ad:     I’ve been busy doing the GoogleBlog search thing and the reactions from St. Blog’s are already pouring […]

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?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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