Culture

September 3, 2015

Knowing Thyself with Oscar Wilde

  Oscar Wilde, playwright, general wit, and deathbed convert to Catholicism, is notorious for his epigrams, sometime so clever that we simply read them, chuckle, and
September 4, 2015

Sorry, Catholics—the Word ‘Gay’ Is Already Taken

  It’s just a fact of life that we Catholics have to get used to. Secular society—not Catholics—owns the word “gay.” And, just as was said
September 6, 2015

Leah Remini, Welcome Home!

A few months ago, I was at a taping of the NBC game show “I Can Do That!”, which included dancer/choreographer Cheryl Burke (“Dancing With the
September 8, 2015

Priest Spends Ten Months Playing With Legos, Everybody Wins

This.  Is.  Awesome. Fr. Bob Simon, from St. Catherine of Siena parish in Moscow, Pennsylvania, has built a detailed model of St. Peter’s Basilica and Square
September 10, 2015

Pride & Prejudice’s Rational Romance, a Lesson for our Times

  Humanity is awash in romantic narratives—from Anna Karenina to 50 Shades of Grey—that distort the nature of love, and feed our imaginations’ images of love
September 12, 2015

5 Thoughts From ‘Steve Jobs: The Man and the Machine’

Let me say up front, I’m not an Apple person. I’ve used Apple products for work, but I don’t buy them, and I don’t currently own
September 16, 2015

Philly is SOLD OUT for Jim Gaffigan Show–Even Pope Francis will be there!

Ok, so maybe Gaffigan isn’t the main attraction. Or Mark Wahlberg, Aretha Franklin, or Andrea Bocelli. The Catholic comedian explained to Conan O’Brien last night how
September 16, 2015

The President’s Plot to Exploit the Pope

  This is what the millennials might call “beyond beyond.” This is beyond President Obama’s typical Chicago-style politics.  This is beyond the more vile tenets of
September 17, 2015

GOP Debate for Life: Carly Fiorina Says ‘Shame on Us’ If We Can’t Defund Planned Parenthood

As in the “undercard” Republican debate among lower-polling candidates earlier on Wednesday, Sept. 16 — click here to read about that — the campaign to defund