When it’s suggested he send a copy of his new self-produced CD, “A Glorious Christmas,” to Pope Francis, tenor Daniel Rodriguez says, “I would love to! Could you send it to the Vatican? Well, you know what, I’ll put one in the mail today. He would love this album.”
Unlikely as it is, Rodriguez says a papal shout-out “would be another dream come true. IR... More
Ready it or not, it’s the Christmas season — and it’s fitting that one of the first bits of new music honors the woman who made it all possible.
It’s true that, on balance, Catholics spend a great deal more time thinking and talking about — let alone praying t0 — Mary, the Mother of God, than your average Protestant or Evangelical.
But especially at this time o... More
I haven’t seen every beer ad ever, so I really don’t have an answer to the above question, but I do know that this Miller Lite ad gets everything in the right order …
Enjoy (responsibly, of course):
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Catholic Stephen Colbert tapped to replace David Letterman on CBS ‘Late Show’
Catholics who think their values are underrepresented in the media are probably right, but that’s not for a lack of baptized Catholics in front of the cameras — at least in latenight TV.
Recently, Comedy Central star Stephen Colbert was named as host of CBS’ “Late Show,” replacing David Lett... More
For the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Texas Alliance for Life has created a video recounting the progress of the Pro-Life movement. Despite many setbacks, the Pro-Life movement–our movement–is a story of hope and promise. In these last 41 years, we have slowly fought back and have won durable and lasting gains to protect the rights of the innocent unborn multitudes that are yet ... More
“Along with traditional means such as witness of life, catechetics, personal contact, popular piety, the liturgy and similar celebrations, the use of media is now essential in evangelization and catechesis. Indeed, “the Church would feel guilty before the Lord if she did not utilize these powerful means that human skill is daily rendering more perfect”. The media of social commun... More
You’ll never believe he said it.
President Obama is responsible for some of the most moving pro-life rhetoric I’ve heard:
This is our first task: caring for our children. If we don’t get that right, we don’t get anything right. That’s how, as a society, we will be judged.
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If there’s even one step we can take to save a child, then surely we have an obligatio... More
The movie wizards at Grassroots Films have created a wonderful promotional video for Wyoming Catholic College. As usual with Grassroots Films productions, it’s an audio and visual banquet:
Tim Drake at the National Catholic Register explains the substance behind the scenes:
Wyoming Catholic College is the country’s most unique Catholic college. I’ve visited, and it’s true.
Located in ... More
Irreverent, yes, but nevertheless, his commentary on things Catholic is more intelligent than you will typically find on basic cable (note: some may be offended by some of Colbert’s jokes).
PS. Steven: You may be the pope of basic cable, but I’m the papist of awesome blogging. When are you going to have me on the show?
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Local CBS 8 with the inspiring story of a little missionary to the poor:
… and if that doesn’t warm your heart enough, he wants to grow up to be pope!