Want to listen to the Bible? There’s an app for that.

CNS throws a spotlight on an intriguing (and free) audio app: The gentle lilt of Julia Ormond emotes the Magnificat, the deep voice of Blair Underwood narrates as Gospel writer Mark, Kristin Bell plays Mary Magdalene and Brian Cox is the voice of God. You’ve never heard the Gospel quite like this. Hoping to create [Read More…]

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On blogging: our panel from the Catholic Media Conference

Those who are curious about what we had to say Friday afternoon can hear the presentation at this link. Kudos, btw, to the talented young guy who recorded this, Matt Palmer of the Catholic Review — who, not insignificantly took home a couple awards from the Catholic Press Association Friday night.  It was great to [Read More…]

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Band of Bloggers

With Rocco and Elizabeth after our panel presentation on blogging this afternoon in Indianapolis. [Read more…]

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Can’t sleep? Try this: a recording of Sunday’s homily

I got an early start, and preached this weekend’s homily at Saturday’s 5 pm vigil Mass. You can hear it by clicking the arrow below. [audio:http://wp.patheos.com.s3.amazonaws.com/blogs/deaconsbench/files/2012/01/HOMILY0129121.mp3|titles=HOMILY012912] [Read more…]

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Here it is: "One-to-One"

At long last, Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) and its magazine ONE (where I serve as Executive Editor) now has its very own blog. Ladies and gentlemen, I’m proud to introduce you to ONE-TO-ONE. It’s still very much a work-in-progress — among other things, we’re hoping to launch an RSS feed in the days [Read More…]

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Deacon, quadriplegic, inspiration: the remarkable ministry of Frank Bice

What an amazing story. Meet Deacon Frank Bice, from the Diocese of Rockville Centre, a former seminarian who suffered a debilitating football injury in college but has turned it into an opportunity to minister to people around the world, via the web. Newsday profiles him (subscription required), and notes: “I’m really incredibly lucky,” said Bice, [Read More…]

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A wise man arrives from the East!

It’s another deacon blogger.  Welcome! He’s Protodeacon David Kennedy, whose online biography notes: I serve in the parish of St. Elias, Brampton, Ontario [Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Toronto]. I was ordained deacon in 1978 and raised to the protodiaconate in 1982. I studied at the University of Toronto, BA [philosophy and religious studies] 1975; the [Read More…]

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Happy New Year from "The Bench"

And so, a new year dawns! Happy 2011! The year is young — anything is possible! Here’s praying that you and yours enjoy only the best of blessings in the year ahead. God bless, Deacon Greg [Read more…]

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