Sweet video: Cardinal Dolan visits his parish church in Rome—UPDATED

And he won over the crowd as only he can.  Take a look at the CNS video, below.  And read more about the church here.   UPDATE: CNS has a piece about the Cardinal’s visit: On Oct. 14, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, who became a cardinal in February, took formal possession of [Read More…]

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Must see TV: SNL’s version of the Biden/Ryan debate

As expected, the wizards at SNL didn’t disappoint. Herewith, their take on the Biden/Ryan debate. [Read more…]

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Officially adorable: dads singing “Part of Your World”

Now I’ve seen everything. For all you dads out there with little princess-fixated daughters, take heart: you have plenty of company. Enjoy. [Read more…]

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“The Simpsons” opening—with real people

Fiendishly clever. This just made me smile.  Enjoy. [Read more…]

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The mind boggles: when Clown Mass meets Roller Derby

Thanks, Kathy Schiffer, for ruining my day. The Portuguese translation (via Google) says: The Solemn Novena is the right way to achieve the blessings. Make an experience with God, to receive the graces of Mother Aparecida. Pray with us and live the joy of the Feast Padroeira. Presidida by Don Edson Tasquetto Damian, bishop of [Read More…]

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Geek heaven: check out this great marching band tribute to video games

H/T to Elizabeth Scalia for this one. From Deadspin.com:  Ohio State smoked Nebraska 63-38 yesterday before 106,102 fans, which is apparently an Ohio Stadium record. The fans who stayed in their seats for the halftime show were treated to a medley of old-and-new-school video game themes and characters. Super Mario Bros., Zelda, Tetris and Halo [Read More…]

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Congressman on science committee calls evolution a “lie straight from the pit of hell”

Details from the Associated Press: Georgia Rep. Paul Broun said in videotaped remarks that evolution, embryology and the Big Bang theory are “lies straight from the pit of hell” meant to convince people that they do not need a savior. The Republican lawmaker made those comments during a speech Sept. 27 at a sportsman’s banquet at [Read More…]

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“Remembering Steve”

Those who clicked on the Apple home page today saw this lovely, poignant tribute to the company’s founder, who died one year ago today. [Read more…]

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Awesome: a human Rube Goldberg machine

This is what happens when you have too much free time on your hands. You think up stuff like this. This is brought to you by the advertising geniuses behind Red Bull. Do not try this at home. [Read more…]

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How much does God love us? This much.

This video of dog being rescued in LA just got to me. God tries to reach us the way the rescuers worked to reach this wounded pup: with patience, tenderness and trust.  And, yes, treats, too. Add in a little grace and the occasional minor miracle (cheeseburgers optional) and the next thing you know, we [Read More…]

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