World Series Fans: Did You Know There’s a Catholic Mass at Comerica Park?

Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers

For Major League players, weekends are devoted to baseball—and it can be pretty difficult for a Catholic athlete to find time to attend Sunday Mass.But at Detroit’s Comerica Park, the athletes, stadium employees and journalists can attend Mass each weekend the Tigers play on the home field.  That’s because Comerica Park is one of 19 stadiums around the country to offer a Sunday liturgy.Father Ron Richards, pastor of St. John Neumann parish in Canton, Michigan, first proposed the idea of a … [Read more...]

Pope Encourages Use of New Media!

Pope on social media

In May 2011, the Vatican held their first-ever Vatican Blogfest, bringing together 150 bloggers from around the world.On June 29, 2011—with a quick touch of his iPad—Pope Benedict launched the Vatican’s new, updated website, news.va.In November 2011, I reported about the extensive use  of social media at the U.S. Bishops’ Fall General Assembly—especially the fine reporting by the USCCB’s “Uber-Tweeter” Bishop Christopher Coyne.And in November 2012, the U.S. bishops will strengthen … [Read more...]

Clark Kent, Crackerjack Reporter, Turned Blogger?

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“…facts have been replaced by opinions. Information has been replaced by entertainment. Reporters have become stenographers. I can't be the only one who's sick of what passes for the news today." --Clark KentThere’s a job opening in the journalism world.  After decades in the newsroom at the Daily Planet, Superman quit his job this week.  According to a report in CNN, in the comic book series’ latest issue—which hit newsstands on October 24, 2012—Superman’s alter-ego Clark Kent walked out af … [Read more...]


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