Archives for January 2014

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #127)

This week: I am catching up on my backlog of miscellaneous items… Coke’s pro-family viral video. P&G’s pro-mom ad for the Olympics. Two young, talented boys perform a Christian song. The restoration of Milwaukee’s St. Stanislaus. Fr. Barron has an excellent video on God and morality. Some wise observations from Penn Jillette. Losing the culture […]


2014.01.28 Prayer [guest] Author: Ed Trego Guest contributor:   Ed Trego “Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstance; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) Paul tells us we should pray constantly. That’s quite a mission. I’m not sure how anyone, Paul included, can pray […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #126)

2014.01.24 7 Quick Takes Friday (set #126) [quick takes] This week: Britt Hume gives an excellent summation on Roe’s big day. The President gives 1 paragraph on the topic (every word he wrote is a lie, including ‘and’ and ‘the’). Fr. Barron looks at ever-growing anti-Catholicism. A defense of marriage before the Indiana House. Russ […]

Red shoes

We have all read the narrative… Pope Francis has decided NOT to wear the red shoes. He is a pope who gives a resounding NO to previous papal decadence and unbridled luxury. He is one of us brown shoe wearers – finally, a pope of the people! Yea, sure. I love and respect Pope Francis, […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #125)

This week: This week many selfless people. A restaurant owner selling his restaurant for an employee’s medical care. A doctor spends his nights on the streets with the homeless. A chef feeds 750 children every evening. Plus the usual miscellany. Pre-marital sex is awesome! Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles are releasing Lent at Ephesus. […]

Resources: Regina Magazine

Regina Magazine is a FREE publication which launched its first online edition last February (2013). It is published in PDF format, but may also be viewed online on their website (via the online Issuu PDF viewer). Regina also offers an RSS feed. Let me warn you right up-front: the website is not very good (presentation, […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #124)

This week: The latest issue of New Evangelists Monthly is ready and calling you. Crushing the Little Sisters of the Poor is an Obama administration priority. Outside da Box has a new video on holy water. An excellent homily on the power of the Holy Name of Jesus. Revelation of the Trinity in the Old […]