Media, Morality and Uncommon Virtue: Why The New “Three Minutes a Day” Book is Good For You & Our Culture

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Though summer tends to be a time of vacation for most people, my July and August were largely spent working on The Christophers’ new “Three Minutes a Day” book. As Volume 47 in the series, it continues the tradition started by our founder, Maryknoll Father James Keller, of sharing inspirational stories and reflections for each [Read More...]

A Review of the Hallmark Channel’s “Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade”

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When you watch a movie on the Hallmark Channel, especially a romantic comedy, the important thing isn’t the destination but the journey. In other words, you know the film will likely have a happy ending and the couple who doesn’t like each other at the beginning will fall in love by the end. Therefore it’s [Read More...]

The Face of America in the World: A Review of Jake Tapper’s “The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor”

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Nineteen-year-old Private First Class Brian Moquin Jr. joined the Army after struggling with a heroin addiction prompted by his father’s own drug problem. Moquin originally tried heroin because he “wanted to see why my father loved it more than he loved me.” Sergeant Patrick Lybert, age 28, was so devoted to his special needs brother, [Read More...]

Airborne Ranger Infantry

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Since this is Veteran’s Day weekend, I’ve got a couple of military-themed posts today and tomorrow. The first is a song I posted a live performance of a couple of weeks ago. It’s called “Airborne Ranger Infantry,” and it’s performed by country music’s Kristy Lee Cook. The song was inspired by her father’s combat experiences [Read More...]


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