Watch Thursday, As Dominican Sisters Compete in “The American Bible Challenge”!

Dominican Sisters high-five

This Thursday, I’m betting on the Sisters! At 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, March 21, three of the Ann Arbor-based Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist will compete for a $140,000 top purse on the Game Show Network’s top-rated show, “THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE”.The Sisters are tight-lipped about the outcome of the show, which has already been taped; but comedian Jeff Foxworthy, host of the program, obviously had a good time at the taping.  Foxworthy said of the conte … [Read more...]

Do Not Forget the Poor: Pope Francis Explains His Name

Pope Francis explains his name

The surprises continue. Today Pope Francis, the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J., archbishop of Buenos Aires, held his first press conference.  Speaking to 6,000 journalists gathered in the Pope Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, the pope ended the media speculation regarding his selection of the name “Francis.” “Some people didn't know why the Bishop of Rome wanted to call himself 'Francis'. Some thought of Francis Xavier, Francis de Sales, even Francis of Assisi. I will tell you the s … [Read more...]