Media

December 18, 2013

A Shockin’ Holy Saint?

In his classic book of Christian apologetics, Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis warns against the position–common today among spiritual-but-not-religious types–that Jesus was a fine ethicist (“Love your neighbor”)
December 19, 2013

Two Words That Catholics Need To Stop Using…Like Now

If you’re ever looking to play a rousing game of Bait the Redhead, may I suggest tacking one of two little adjectives onto the word “Catholic?”
December 25, 2013

A 12 Days of Christmas Year in Review

What’s the best answer to Christmas sentimentality? The Christmas season liturgy. In the days that follow Christmas, the Church brings us the slaughter of innocents, the
February 1, 2014

Kudos to Katie Couric

This doesn’t happen often, but I have something positive to say about a major media personality. Here is a report by Katie Couric (for her new
February 2, 2014

Hyper-Catholic Tweets About Super Bowl Ads

Okay, since the game was boring, I spent my time creating (and collecting here) hyper Catholic tweets about Super Bowl ads … The best commercial was
February 11, 2014

President Ecclesiastes?

Buried amidst the wall-to-wall coverage of pressing national issues like Michael Sam’s coming out party and Chris Christie’s traffic jam, the Obama Administration has announced that it
February 19, 2014

The Media Will Never Report What Pope Francis Just Said

  In a startling coincidence, every progressive Catholic media outlet and every mainstream Vatican correspondent was out sick today. All of them.  Down with the flu. 
February 20, 2014

How the Great Books Rewired My Brain

In the five years I have worked at Benedictine College, my wife, April, and I have longed, hoped, pleaded and planned for a Benedictine College Great