Ice skating priests—and, maybe, a deacon?

A deacon reader sent this my way. Just in time for ice skating season! He wrote: It is an award-winning clip for Stella Artois called Skating Priests. After watching, it was easy to pick out the deacon! Enjoy.  [Read more...]

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...]

Dolan and Colbert yuck it up at Fordham

A few reporters squeezed into the hall and one of them was from the New York Times: The evening was billed as an opportunity to hear two Catholic celebrities discuss how joy and humor infuse their spiritual lives. They both delivered, with surprises and zingers that began the moment the two walked onstage. Mr. Colbert [Read More...]

Cardinal Dolan on humor, joy and the spiritual life

He appeared at Fordham University last night, in a conversation with Stephen Colbert that was moderated by Fr. James Martin, SJ.  Here’s part of the cardinal’s opening remarks: My assignment was to share with you for a few moments what you might call the theological reasons for laughter. Why would a person of faith be [Read More...]

Want to be ordained? There’s an app for that

Well, you won’t actually be a real priest, minister, rabbi or bishop, but you will be able to see what you’d look like if you were. Details: From the supremely useful to the breathtakingly inane, there’s a cell phone application out there to fulfill all your needs — even the ones you didn’t know you [Read More...]

So a deacon and his pastor are on a missionary trip…

…in a dangerous part of Latin America. They end up being kidnapped by revolutionaries.  The revolutionaries decide to execute them both by firing squad. As they blindfold the two men, the head of the death squad asks the deacon if he has a final request. “Yes,” the deacon replies bravely.  “I’d like to deliver one [Read More...]

Hilarious: The Parent Rap

If you’re counting the hours until they head back to school, Mom and Dad, this one’s for you: [Read more...]

First look: stunning glimpse at the new iPhone 5

Wow.  I’m drooling. [Read more...]

Roller coasters? Meh.

An interesting contrast to this scream-like-a-little-girl video at an amusement park is the one below.  The guy keeps a straight face through the entire ride. (Tip: if you run into him and he suggests a friendly game of poker, just say no.) [Read more...]

“Every major’s terrible”

Just in time for the back-to-school crowd, this inspired Gilbert & Sullivan parody. I hope his major is music. [Read more...]


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