Another sign of peace on earth?

Break out the syrup and tuck that napkin under your chin. Details: The International House of Pancakes has dropped its legal flap against a Missouri church over their shared initials. The Glendale-based flapjack chain accused the International House of Prayer in Kansas City over the church’s use of the initials on its website and in [Read More...]

Ladies and gentlemen: pants! They're amazing!

Just what the world has been waiting for! H/T The Concord Pastor [Read more...]

Oy: a PSA with a sense of humor

Need a laugh?  Check this out: As Fr. James Martin noted on his Facebook page: “Catholic Relief Services needs to get someone to do something like this for them.”  Amen!  (But if CRS could do something like this, Catholics would have invented the Borscht Belt…) Enjoy [Read more...]

Holy cow!

I mean, REALLY! Details, in the Telegraph: Moses, who has been hailed as a “holy cow”, was born last week at a dairy farm in Sterling, Connecticut, a small rustic town on the Rhode Island border. But Mr Grummer said the cross shape is unique. Ric Grummer, the chairman of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department [Read More...]

Tim Tebow wears his faith on his sleeve … or wrist

The celebrated football star — and Christian — is still using the game he loves to spread his message. From the Christian Post: Tim Tebow, the evangelical darling who uses football as a platform for ministry, has found a way around the NFL rule that bans writing on the eye black. He was seen Sunday [Read More...]

Baby Jesus stolen from nativity scene

While not exactly the crime of the century, it’s one that has understandably upset a lot of people. From a newspaper in Rochester: Parishoners of St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Lowell Street were shocked Christmas morning to find a major piece of its nativity scene missing: baby Jesus. Church secretary Suzanne Verrill said it appears [Read More...]

New York church replaces atheist billboard with one about God

Could this be a sign of Peace on Earth? It appears that the battle of the billboards is, for now, over. Details from the Christian Post: Just in time for Christmas, the atheist billboard in New Jersey that declared Christmas is a “myth” was replaced this week with a Christian ad. A “God is” billboard, [Read More...]

Yes, Virginia, your family is keeping your legacy alive

The descendants of the little girl who inspired one of the most famous Christmas sayings ever are continuing to spread the message of the season. From the New York Times: A 6-year-old girl was sitting in the back seat of her grandfather’s truck last month, debating the existence of Santa Claus. She had questions and [Read More...]

Christ is born!

I’ve seen him for myself, at my parish. A snapshot from Christmas Eve, below. I told the father: “He’s the best baby Jesus ever! I mean, the SECOND best!” [Read more...]

Gimme five!

Shaquille O’Neal greets a tiny fan in Boston. How adorable is that?  He was in town as a guest conductor of the Boston Pops, and the New York Times has the rest of the story. [Read more...]