Worth a thousand words: Aurora edition

A man arrives at Children’s Hospital in Aurora, CO, Friday 20 July 2012.  Photo by Craig F. Walker, The Denver Post.  Read the latest. I know many prayers are being said for all who have been touched by this tragedy, and I can only add my own to the list, in the quiet hope that [Read More...]

Worth a thousand words: cowboy confession

The picture above was taken in 1966. Forty-six years later, the picture below depicts a brother, a priest and a bishop on a cattle drive in the same corner of the country. Read the story behind all this here, in a terrific post by Wyoming’s blogging bishop, Paul Etienne. [Read more...]

Worth a thousand words, SCOTUS edition

From a friend’s FB page: [Read more...]

Worth a thousand words, Indy edition

Below, a couple shots of the beautiful St. John the Evangelist Church in Indianapolis — the oldest church in the city — where I’ve served Mass every evening during the Catholic Media Conference. [Read more...]

Worth a thousand words, Fortnight edition

I got mine, thanks to the folks at the Catholic News Service  booth at the Catholic Media Convention.  Let’s see how many I can squeeze into my suitcase to bring home … [Read more...]

Worth a thousand words, Wallenda edition

And Happy Father’s Day, too! Nik Wallenda embraces his father Terry after his incredible walk. Photo by Marcus Yam/New York Times. [Read more...]

Worth a thousand words: baptism!

I think this picture, posted by a friend on his FB page, says it all. [Read more...]

Worth a thousand words, First Communion edition

On Sunday, the day after his ordination, Deacon James Carper gives Rachel Elizabeth Fernandez First Communion at St. Peter Claver Parish in Simi Valley, CA.  He was one of 14 men ordained to the diaconate for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles — and early in his life, he intended to become a Presbyterian minister. Read [Read More...]

Worth a thousand words, Brooklyn edition

Behold: the world’s most beautiful water tower, a wondrous cathedral among the pigeon coops. Read all about it. [Read more...]

Worth a thousand words: canine costume edition

As someone noted on Twitter:  “If you’ve seen a better picture of a dog dressed as two pirates carrying a treasure chest today, I don’t believe you” [Read more...]


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