New Evangelization

September 8, 2015

Remembering the Dignity of Work on Labor Day

  America pauses this week—as we do every year on this first Monday in September—to rest from and to recall the dignity of work.  The Church’s […]
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 22, 2015

Wednesday the President, Sunday the Pope

When an American President invites someone to the White House, or even says his name in a public address, more than style points are at stake. […]
September 22, 2015

A Family Resemblance

  I recently came across a beautiful story about the papal visit from the San Francisco Chronicle. The piece is a stark reminder of power of unconditional love and the message […]
September 23, 2015

The Pope Owns TV, So Why Are We Losing the Culture Wars?

I’m sitting here watching Pope Francis on Time Warner Cable’s new all-pope-all-the-time channel — click here for details —  while coverage also continues on Fox News, […]
October 27, 2015

Bishop Paprocki Completes 21st Marathon in 21 Years

Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki, of the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois, completed the Springfield Marathon on October 11. “That makes 21 marathons in 21 years for me,” […]
November 4, 2015

Casting Films and Other Ways to Love Your Neighbor

This past weekend I spent nearly 17 hours over two days going through headshot after headshot, reel after reel, in an attempt to cut 6000 applicants […]