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December 5, 2008 Archives

Rome/Art Peeps

posted by awelborn

Can someone tell me where I took this picture? It is right after some photos that I took in S. Bartolomeo all’Isola, but I am not sure if it was in there or not. It is involves a bishop and […]

Nigerian Horror

posted by awelborn

You might be aware that violence between Muslims and Christians has flared up again in Nigeria. Ruth Gedhill has a helpful summary on her blog. Horrific stories of ruthless killings on the streets of Jos in northern Nigeria are emerging. […]


posted by awelborn

Speaking of flexibility, creativity and profit: Jeffrey Tucker looks ahead a bit and asks what your parish is doing for the Introit for Gaudete Sunday. Since, of course, the whole reason it’s  called “Gaudete Sunday” is because of the Introit: […]

Burning it Up

posted by awelborn

About two months ago, Deacon Greg Kandra of the Diocese of Brooklyn, who blogs at the Deacon’s Bench, left CBS News to work for NET television, a media apostolate associate with the Diocese. This week, the station has made news […]

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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