Culture

December 12, 2016

Happy Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 13, 2016

Three Reasons Christmas is Definitively Awesome (Flashy Lights and All)

I love Christmas. Absolutely and completely. My reasons are obvious, have been said a thousand times, but never grow old. I could repeat forever how much
December 15, 2016

400 Versions of ‘A Christmas Carol’ Become One Awesome Video

It’s a testament to Charles Dickens’ skill as a storyteller that all the versions of “A Christmas Carol,” however altered or updated they may be, generally
December 19, 2016

‘Gosnell’ Movie About Murderous Abortionist Faces Hollywood Hurdles

“Gosnell,” the new movie about late-term abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell — whose specialty was murdering babies after pulling them from their mothers’ wombs — is having a hard
December 30, 2016

So Just How Crazy Was 2016?

Way back at the beginning of 2016, I made some predictions for the coming year.  You’re probably thinking that I got everything wrong, just like everybody
January 16, 2017

‘The Young Pope’ and the Trump-ification of Media Coverage

What does HBO’s “The Young Pope” have to do with incoming President Donald Trump? Depends who’s asking. For the past week or so, I’ve been in
January 16, 2017

Indiana Jones and the Jars of Cana

This is cool. From Christianity Today, “Biblical Archeology’s Top 10 Discoveries of 2016.” You may have already heard about the team of archeologists who opened the
January 27, 2017

Taco Bell Just Gave Us Another Reason to Celebrate Life

Whether you are in Washington D.C. to take part in the March for Life, or are just offering prayers at home in solidarity, this will strengthen
February 2, 2017

Be Catholic, Be Local

A friend of mine grew up in an orthodox Jewish community of almost entirely Syrian descent. These days it’s pretty well off. There are many who are