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April 20, 2008 Archives

Did you go?

posted by awelborn

I’m mentally wiped out and it might be a couple days before I can recoup. So…you fill in the blogger’s chair. Did you attend any of the events this past week? Stand on the street and see the Pope ride […]

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Open Yankee Stadium Liturgy Thread

posted by awelborn

Be nice!   (BTW, I’ve got CNN on, and John Allen and Soledad O’Brien, both Catholic, of course, are doing a good job of gently explaining what’s going on in a non-intrusive way.) Here’s the text of the homily: Dear […]

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Et Cum Spiritu Tuo

posted by awelborn

My latest at the Times. I hope my youth rally post will find a space today, and then a wrap-up, sometime tonight. Here’s the Youth Rally post – “What is God Whispering To You?” Remember – you do not have […]

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Spying

posted by awelborn

There’s loads of papal commentary – perhaps you’re overloading, as a result. But it should be no surprise that some of the sharpest stuff is to be found over at Godspy. Start with Angelo Matera’s spot-on summary of what Benedict […]

Freedom

posted by awelborn

The whole speech at the Youth Rally was…wonderful. Read it. (linked below). If you were watching it, you might have noticed that there was one point at which Benedict really drew on just a little bit more inner fire and […]

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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 ...

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 ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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