“God, I’m a dancer! A dancer dances!”

Is he auditioning for “A Chorus Line”? The YouTube description says: “French Provincial Minister Michel Laloux expressed himself in dance during our morning Mass for the Annunciation.” Because, of course, that’s more important than, like, listening to the wisdom of Pope Benedict XVI, who said: It is totally absurd to try to make the liturgy [Read More...]

This is something to see: a painting of Jesus like no other

A stunning work of prayer, creation, art…all at once. From artist David Garibaldi, just in time for Holy Week. This has been around for a few years, but even if you’ve seen it before, it’s worth another look. People are amazing, aren’t they? [Read more...]

Must-see TV: the rockin’ ordination of Bishop Fernand J. Cheri

The last minute or so of this video is priceless. CNS notes:  Let the record show that never before in the nearly 300-year history of St. Louis Cathedral have Catholics seen a dancing bishop. But when Bishop Fernand “Ferd” Cheri III, a Franciscan priest and native son, made his first remarks to the nearly 1,000 [Read More...]

When nuns attack: Francis swarmed by cloistered groupies!

It happened this weekend in Naples. Beatlemania? Try Francismania. Check this out, via Rome Reports. [Read more...]

Must-see video: “60 Minutes” report on persecuted Christians of Iraq

In a word: excellent. And heartbreaking. Just watch. [Read more...]

Martin O’Malley on being Catholic and supporting gay marriage

The possible Democratic candidate made his remarks in an interview with The Des Moines Register. See video. Footnote: The former governor of Maryland conveniently overlooks the Catholic church’s teaching on this particular issue: If it is true that all Catholics are obliged to oppose the legal recognition of homosexual unions, Catholic politicians are obliged to do [Read More...]

“Deacon, can I ask your advice about a problem I’m having…?”

Sure. Have a seat. What’s on your mind? [Read more...]

One more reason to love “Weird Al” Yankovic

This will make your day. It’s a stellar performance of “Yoda”—in costume, no less—with Jodi DiPiazza, a teenage musician on the autistic spectrum. They’re joined by the Actionplay Chorus, an autistic children’s choir. This happened on Comedy Central’s “Night of Too Many Stars,” a fundraiser for autism. Just watch. God love ‘em all. Night of Too Many Stars [Read More...]

So I’m sure you’ve been asking yourself, “I wonder what Tom Hanks is doing now?”

Not what you might think. He’s the star of a new music video by Carly Rae Jepsen, who made a splash some time back with “Call Me Maybe.” This is almost as infectious. It reminds me a little of the Paul Simon/Chevy Chase video for “Call Me Al.”  Enjoy. [Read more...]

Stephen Colbert talks saints, Lent, scripture—and he dances

This is something else: a side of the late night star many haven’t seen before. He stopped by the offices of America magazine to chat with Fr. James Martin. Check this out. You will smile. Photo via Wikipedia [Read more...]