How I Pray: Amy Welborn

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Amy Welborn is the author of many books for Catholic adults, youth and young people. Those particularly related to prayer are The Words We Pray: Discovering the Richness of Traditional Catholic Prayer (Loyola Press), Prove it! Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor), Wish You Were Here: Travels through Loss and Hope (Random House) and Adventures in Assisi: On [Read More...]

The Best Deal In Comics

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Before we begin, I have to say that I am a DC Comics man through-and-through, my daughter is a Marvel fan, and my son leans to DC but follows some Marvel. A conversation with my daughter about comics usually goes something like this: HER: Marvel is so much better than DC. ME: I can prove [Read More...]

How To Offend a Teenage Girl Geek

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Even though my kids are in their teens now, they still like Lego. Heck, I still like Lego. My son and daughter each still get a copy of the free Lego magazine in the mail. Well, the current issues provoked an indignant response from my 14-year-old daughter. Let’s take a look: On the left, you see a [Read More...]

The Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel

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At our parish, we take the seventh grade students to The Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel in Bensalem Pennsylvania, located on the grounds of the motherhouse of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament. If you’re in the area (north of Philadelphia) you can visit her tomb there, and see her prie dieu, wheelchair, habit, and many other [Read More...]

Lead Coffin Found Near Richard III Is Opened

This is a neat video from the University of Leicester about a curious double coffin found during the excavation of the remains of Richard III. Near the end of the original excavation, they found a lead coffin inside a stone sarcophagus, which were buried perhaps 100 years before Richard. The remains may belong to a woman [Read More...]

How I Pray: Margaret Rose Realy, Obl. OSB

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Margaret Rose Realy is a contemplative lay hermit. She grew up near 8 Mile and Woodward outside Detroit, sharing a home with her maternal grandmother where the love of gardening flourished. Margaret reveals her love of nature, learning about the Creator through his creation, with a Benedictine spirituality in her books, columns, and presentations. She [Read More...]

Rosary Found in Mystery Tunnel

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One for the Just Plain Weird files: Police want to know who built an underground chamber near York University campus and why. The underground structure was discovered by a Toronto and Region Conservation Officer on January 14 who came upon a large amount of excavated earth near the fence line of the Rexall Centre Sports [Read More...]

VIDEO: ISIS Destroys Antiquities

These demons are not merely expunging Christians, but their own past.   [Read more...]


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