Biblical Cities From The Air

SourceFlix has created a nice compilation of flyovers of various Biblical locations and excavations. Check it out: They also released this flyover of the Temple Mount: [Read more...]

The Devil Tempts St. Benedict

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This illumination showed up in my medievalist Twitter feed today and I tracked it back to the so-called Mettener Regel (1414), a manuscript of the rule of Saint Benedict as practiced at the Abbey of Metten. The manuscript is illustrated by moments in the life of St. Benedict. At first, I thought this might be an illustration [Read More...]

Dig Quest: A Biblical Archaeology App for Kids

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Dig Quest (iOS: free) is a light but entertaining educational app that gives kids a chance to explore Biblical archaeology by solving puzzles. Produced by the Israel Antiquities Authority, the app offers two sites to explore: Lod (location of an elaborate mosaic) and Qumran (of Dead Scrolls fame).  In Lod, you brush away dirt to [Read More...]

How I Pray: Fr. Steve Grunow

Fr. Stephen Grunow

As the CEO of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and Executive Producer for Father Robert Barron‘s projects, Father Steve Grunow is one of the key figures in some of the most impressive modern evangelism in the world. He’s also a fine writer, a nice guy, and I understand he can bench press a Dodge Dart. [Read More...]

“It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God”

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I’ve been reading Ron Chernow’s remarkable George Washington: A Life, which makes a case that was once obvious: even with his flaws, George Washington was the greatest and most important man in our history. He was more than a great man, however: he was a good man, and a man of deep Christian faith who was [Read More...]

How I Pray: Jimmy Akin

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Every Monday in How I Pray, I ask various Catholics about their prayer routines, their prayer lives, and their experience of prayer. This week I’m joined by the great apologist Jimmy Akin, whose clear and irenic explanations of Catholic teaching are always a welcome oasis in the often-fractious world of online Catholicism. Who are you? [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

Please remember the following in your prayers: For A-, a child who was badly burned this week, that he may be given comfort from his pain and complete healing; and for his family, that they may be consoled in this difficult time. For M-, that her doctors may find the cause of, and proper treatment for, [Read More...]

Church of Satan Angry That Satanist Murderers Are Called Satanists

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  The Church [sic] of Satan [sic] is sad and angry that a couple of Satanic murderers are being called Satanists. They’re not real Satanist like us, they say. They’re “devil worshipers,” which is a different thing! Why? Because! Follow this one if you can. The Church of Satan, founded by a comical fraud named Howard [Read More...]


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