Subito: Current number of votes for Amp in the Blogger’s Choice Awards: 27. Number of additional votes needed to reach the first page of the category: 39. Percentage of voters needed to reach this goal: 3% of AmP’s visitors yesterday! Here’s where. And no worries – you can vote for as many blogs as you [...]
My thanks go out to “Lznd” who nominated this blog for the 2007 Blogger’s Choice Awards, and for the other people who have since voted for me. Early this week I got an email saying that an atheist blog was winning the “Best Religion blog” category, but happily it has now fallen to fifth place, [...]
Between friends, family and liturgies, I will probably be very occupied this weekend. A very happy and blessed Triduum to all my readers!
Aided greatly, no doubt, by the many prayers of my kind readers, I successfully defended my master’s thesis and passed with “highest distinction” this morning. My brother managed to snap a picture of me pontificating, which I’ve included below: I have to run now, but I look forward to increased blogging in future now that [...]
Of course, this will be keeping me busy this week. Any prayers would be appreciated, especially that I recover from the pesky cold I came down with over the weekend.
Completely for fun, let’s do a quick check of some news feeds to see how “papist” is being used in recent parlance: “Shakespeare was probably sent from Stratford Grammar School to Prescot by his father at a dangerous time for Catholic families like his own, in which the government of the day feared Papist plots [...]
Sorry for the brief interruption of web service this morning, AmP is back and healthy again.
A word of thanks to everyone who voted for the AmericanPapist blog in this year’s Catholic Blog Awards. Based on the votes, I’m especially happy that many people consider the blog well-designed (I try to keep things simple and clutter-free), stocked with the occasional “insider” news tip (thanks are really also due to the many [...]
I’ve been tagged by the Roman Sacristan. Here goes: I was an avid chess player in high school and much of college. I won my grade level for three years running when I lived in San Diego. My specialty is “lightning chess” (under 2 minute time limit). I’m related to Dick Van Dyke. I was [...]