The Didache Bible: An Outstanding New Resource for Understanding God’s Word

The Didache Bible

The Didache Bible arrived on my doorstep recently, and it's quickly become my new go-to source for Everything You Could Ever Want to Know About the Scriptures.I'm a collector of books, and I count on my shelves about 30 different editions of the Bible.  A Parallel Bible, a Children's Bible, Study Bibles, a Christian Women's Bible, an African American Bible....  Each contains the word of God, of course, but each adds something--commentaries, reflections, meditations, artwork--intended t … [Read more...]

Leaning Tower of Pizza? Romans Get a Laugh at ISIS’ Expense

We Are Coming - Tower of Pizza

Radicals from the Islamic State (ISIS) have threatened to overthrow Rome and toss homosexuals from the Leaning Tower of Pizza.Apparently, the Islamists don't realize that the tower in question is actually in the Italian town of Pisa, and that there is no food involved.  The Italians, though, have taken the slip-up as an opportunity to mock ISIS over on Twitter, with great memes like this:Some, like Guido Tresoldi, noted that they had also enjoyed too much pizza, and that there had … [Read more...]

This Heavy Snow Is a Mess for People–But Just Think How Bad It Is for Churches!

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The storms of 2015 are hard on parishes which are buried in snow!You heard it directly from the bishop:  On February 13, as Snowmageddon, that most fearsome of storms, approached the Northeastern U.S., Bishop Thomas J. Tobin told Catholics in the Diocese of Providence to stay home from Sunday Mass if driving conditions were dangerous.And conditions have been so dangerous!  What with the frigid temperatures, the icy roads and the piled snow, many people who attend Mass regularly have been … [Read more...]