“All God asks us to do is open up our doors” — UPDATED

I got the following press release last week, and it piqued my curiosity: In response to the over 100,000 visitors expected to pour into Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, located in downtown Indianapolis, will be taking literally Blessed John Paul II’s invitation to “open wide the doors to Christ” [Read More...]

Unbelievably cool: how to paint with a basketball

Watch as artist Hong Yi, a.k.a. “Red,” paints a portrait of Yao Ming, using something besides a brush. [Read more...]

“I’m also known as Jane Roe…”

I haven’t seen this commercial in a while.  It’s worth another look today. [Read more...]

The Bark Side: Volkswagen’s inspired new Super Bowl ad

Clearly, designed to go viral — so allow me to give it a little nudge.   Those who remember this priceless spot from last year will recognize the theme: the Imperial March, a.k.a., Darth Vader’s Theme.  But you’ve never heard it like this.  Or seen it performed by dogs dressed as those iconic characters. [Read more...]

Beautiful. Uplifting. Funny. And so very true.

Take 10 minutes and watch this extraordinary video, created by a class of Alabama middle school students.  It will stay with you long after it’s finished. H/T Aggie Catholics. [Read more...]

Tebow didn’t win, but his bible verse still scored on TV

Maybe things didn’t turn out Saturday the way Tim Tebow might have hoped. But the gang at Focus on the Family used the big game to run the ad below — which, imho, is a winner. UPDATE: Melinda Henneberger in the Washington Post is less impressed: Though not exactly a Benetton commercial – I think [Read More...]

Wouldn’t it be easier just to read it online?

How one man reads a newspaper and turns the pages… H/T New Advent. [Read more...]

Whatever happened to the homeless “Man with the Golden Voice”?

The answer below: RELATED: The man with the “golden voice” gives credit to God Yes, his story keeps getting better and better [Read more...]

An airplane trip of note

A Thursday palate-cleanser for you, to help spread a little harmony! The YouTube notation says: “It took all of us by surprise while waiting on a maintenence check to be performed on the aircraft. Best surprise ever!! …Thanks to Indiana Wesleyan University Chorale…” H/T Aggie Catholics [Read more...]

A bishop and a dog who’s really paper-trained

Gotta love this.  After spotlighting a story about a priest and his dog, I found the charming video below, starring the St. Louis Review and Maggie, the pooch belonging to Archbishop Robert Carlson. H/T to Jim Lackey at CNS. Woof! [Read more...]


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