St. Thérèse and the Rose-Tinted Glasses of Grace

(All images property of the Society of the Little Flower) 2014 was a dark and difficult year for Father Bob Colaresi, O. Carm., Director of the Society of the Little Flower which honors the life of St. Thérèse of Lisieux. In the Society’s newsletter “Between Friends,” he explained, “I had many losses, deaths, disappointments, and [Read More…]

Bill Murray and Others Offer Jokes for the Pope – and a Good Cause

Today, I discovered a website called JokeWithThePope.org, which is sponsored by the Pontifical Mission Societies, “the Catholic Church’s official support organization for overseas missions since 1822, providing for a global network of people who are making a difference for communities in need around the globe. These change-makers offer help to the most vulnerable communities of [Read More…]

Oprah, Colbert, Mets, Yankees, & More Welcome Pope to U.S.

Watch the :60 second video below as a number of high profile entertainers, athletes and creative artists welcome Pope Francis to the United States. The video is sponsored by Catholic Charities and is meant to promote their initiative Charity Has No Boundaries: There are many other videos at the site featuring people like Tom Brokaw, [Read More…]

God Creates Beauty From Ashes: An Interview w. Taya Kyle, Widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle

“I’ve learned that when God promises beauty through the ashes, He means it.” So says Taya Kyle, who learned that lesson the hard way. Taya is the widow of Navy SEAL and Iraq War veteran Chris Kyle. Best known as the “American Sniper” because of his best-selling book and the movie about him starring Bradley [Read More…]