Life is short. Be fearless. Like this 104-year-old paraglider.

God bless you, Peggy McAlpine. Read her story here.  And watch her break a world record below. [Read more...]

Best. Wedding toast. Ever.

Congratulations from Kenny and Selma. – Watch More Funny Videos [Read more...]

Shepherd of note: the musical stylings of Bishop Paprocki

Springfield’s Bishop Thomas Paprocki is getting a lot of attention these days as one of the bishops reviewing the LCWR. He also likes to sing.  A lot.  In homilies.  The clip below is from his installation as bishop two years ago. [Read more...]

Sheer genius: using an iPad in ways you never imagined

This is pretty amazing and very clever: from a presentation designed to sell people on Stockholm. I don’t know if I’m sold on Stockholm, but I’m definitely sold on the way they use iPads here. [Read more...]

A fine romance

The clever cats at Improv Everywhere decided to stage an unexpected romantic date in Central Park — complete with champagne and a classical quartet — for two people who were, in a word, whelmed. Can you feel the love? [Read more...]

For Vocation Sunday: behold, the world’s youngest priest

He’s three. A diaconal bow of gratitude to his dad for this YouTube gem. [Read more...]

Bill Cosby: “Nuns mean business when they come riding into town”

The comedian and his wife recently made a big donation to a Catholic community center in Baltimore, which was named in their honor.  And Bill Cosby had some hilarious things to say about God, money and nuns.  Read more here. But check out the video below. [Read more...]

UPDATE: Fr. Everett Hemann dies

Some of you may remember this story about the Iowa priest diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and how he preached a message of “finding the joy” in the last months of his life. A reader sent me an e-mail, alerting me that Father Everett Hemann died Tuesday evening.  He was 66. Watch the final interview with [Read More...]

People are amazing: watch this video of a drummer without arms

You have to see this to believe it. This cat’s name is “cornelmunn” and as he notes: “I’m a disabled drummer and thought I would give youtube a go!” [Read more...]

Give your mom an early Mother’s Day present

Show her this video and tell her “Thank you.” I just loved this.  I think you will, too. [Read more...]


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