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Truth and Beauty: Father Barron's "Catholicism"

ShareOur cable carrier picks up WGN, the network from Chicago which aired several videos from Fr. Robert Barron’s 10-part series titled “Catholicism.”   The series–at least, four parts of it–will be coming to PBS in October, with the other six videos to be aired on EWTN beginning in November.  I jumped through hoops to see online pharmacy the […]

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Buy This Book! “The Church and New Media” Is for Everyone

ShareFinally!  I really, really enjoyed my friend Brandon Vogt’s new book, The Church and New Media:  Blogging Converts, Online Activists, and Bishops Who Tweet.  So why did it take me so long to tell you that you need to go out and buy it? Anyway, it’s truly a fantastic how-to guide to the new media.  […]

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Pearl S. Buck and the Importance of a Father’s Love

ShareHappy Birthday, Pearl Buck! man boobs Pearl Sydenstricker Buck was an American writer born of missionary parents. She was born on June 26, 1892, and until 1934 she lived mainly in China, where she was also called by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu (written in Chinese: 賽珍珠; pinyin: Sài Zhēnzhū). Buck was passionate about social […]

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TOMORROW IS CHESTERTON DAY! Well, If You’re in Rome, That Is.

Share I spotted the announcement this morning: Over on Facebook, Fr. buy cheap cialis Antonio Spadaro, S.J.—one of the organizers of the Vatican Blogfest—reported enthusiastically that tomorrow is Chesterton Day at La Civilta Cattolica, the College of Catholic Writers of Civilization. So I looked it up. The panelists! The topics! And it’s free!! Now all […]

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CAN AN AGNOSTIC BE DIVINELY INSPIRED? “Babette’s Feast” Is a Eucharistic Allegory From an Unlikely Author

ShareYou probably know at least a little about Danish baroness and plantation owner Karen von Blixen-Finecke.  She was the heroine (Meryl Streep) who had a passionate but ultimately doomed love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter (Robert Redford) in the 1985 romantic drama Out of Africa.  She was an author who wrote under the pen […]

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