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ROME, WITH A SMILE. It's Different There.

First, a little laugh at my expense. I used to do conference and event planning.  Our guests were accustomed to finer things, and so we set out to give them “the best”—whatever that was.  Perhaps it meant that we had a special treat delivered to their rooms each day, when they were at the conference […]

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

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 I […]

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[CREEPY MUSIC] – WHERE HAVE ALL THE BLOGGERS GONE?!

It’s the stuff of science fiction, of a dark and dreary Dean Koontz novel: Vatican Invites Bloggers to Rome; Blogosphere Falls Silent Where Is Everybody? One hundred and fifty of us converged upon the Eternal City this week and now, only a few hardy souls—those who can subsist on two hours of sleep per night—are […]

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UPDATES Regarding the Vatican’s Blogger Meeting

The Pontifical Council for Social Communications has issued updates regarding the Meeting with Bloggers.  (“It’s not quite a blognic,” they say on their website.) Not much news there!  I already knew that it was limited to bloggers who are on the list, and that I should bring ID to verify my identity. that it was […]

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BECAUSE YOU ASKED: The List of Catholic Bloggers Invited to Rome

A couple of friends have asked me who is invited to the Vatican to attend the big Blogfest on May 2. Here they are! Because bloggers are invited from around the world, not all of these links will be in English. You can probably find some pretty good reading on this list, though! (See: I’m […]

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