True Beauty Can Change the World

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Singer/songwriter Audrey Assad, who I’ve written about in the past, just launched a new independent music project through Kickstarter.com that would fund an album she wants to record of Church worship songs. Fans supported the idea in droves, so it got funded in 50 hours. Additional funds will now be used to make the project [Read More...]

Companions on the Road to God Experience Doubt, Mystery and Redemption Together

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So a rationalist and a mystic walk into a bar. Okay, it wasn’t a bar; they walked into a writing class. That’s not the opening of some weird, existentialist joke. It’s the way a life-changing bond was formed between two talented young writers whose personal and spiritual journeys – told in the new book “Love [Read More...]

A Humble, Humorous, Prayerful Pope’s First Day on the Job

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Though Pope Francis chose his name because of the beloved and humble St. Francis of Assisi, he’s already got something in common with another Francis: namely, Francis Albert Sinatra, who famously sang the song, “My Way.” As John Thavis reports, the new Pope is already doing things “his way” in the best sense of the [Read More...]

Papal First Impressions and a Prayer

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Like most of the world, I was watching and waiting for the new Pope to emerge once the white smoke appeared. When Cardinal Bergoglio from Argentina was announced, I can’t say he was someone I was familiar with since I didn’t follow the papabile that closely. But what little they shared about the man on [Read More...]


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