The Internet is a Medium Through Which God Can Reach the World

In January 2013, I wrote a blogabout Sister Helena Burns titled “A Tweeting, Facebooking Nun Shares Her Media Mission” because she was making quite a splash in Catholic circles. Today, Sister Helena has expanded way beyond the Catholic media world by being featured in The Atlantic in a piece called “The Nun Who Got Addicted [Read More…]

Faith, Freedom, Nonviolence, and Truth: The Legacy of Polish Martyr Father Jerzy Popieluszko

No praying out loud, no Mass, no rosaries, no group prayers. Those were the Polish Army’s rules under the communist regime in the 1970s when a young Catholic seminarian named Jerzy Popieluszko was forced to complete his military service. Though the government tried to break the spirits of these future priests so they would give [Read More…]

The Death of Archie Andrews?

Though I can’t remember every detail, it’s safe to say that I learned to read at least in part through Archie comics. Stories about the Riverdale gang of Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, Moose, Dilton and others became like comfort food to my young mind. I devoured the digests of collected stories and laughed at [Read More…]

VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on Meditation as a Form of Prayer

What kind of prayer life do you have? Does it consist primarily of asking God for help when you need something or are going through struggles? Father Jonathan Morris reveals that many people come to him because that’s their approach. They tell him they don’t know how to pray or develop an active prayer life, [Read More…]