Stuff Your Eyes Full of Wonder. Ray Bradbury, R.I.P.

Ray Bradbury

"Lord, how they've changed things in our 'parlors' these days. Christ is one of the 'family' now. I often wonder if God recognizes His own son the way we've dressed him up, or is it dressed him down? He's a regular peppermint stick now, all sugar-crystal and saccharine when he isn't making veiled references to certain commercial products that every worshiper absolutely needs." --Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury, 91, has gone on to the ultimate adventure.The renowned science … [Read more...]

Books-A-Million Does the Right Thing!


I am SO PLEASED, and this was not even my story!A few days ago, Patheos blogger and NRO writer Nancy French published an article about her recent visit to Books-A-Million with her children in tow.  Near the children’s section, in plain view, were an assortment of provocative books featuring obscene and near-pornographic covers.  (Click here for the original article, including photos of some of the featured titles.This kind of stuff makes me crazy.  Besides that, I wanted to support Nanc … [Read more...]

Laughing and Crying with Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Dolan

Lately I have been seen chuckling in airports, making a spectacle of myself as I struggle to suppress my mirth and my tears.That’s because I have been reading Bob Dolan’s heartwarming and humorous new book, LIFE LESSONS from my Life with my Brother, Timothy Cardinal Dolan (Tau Publishing, 2011).And Cardinal Dolan’s little brother is not afraid to spill some of the family secrets. He opens with an anecdote about the time 15-year-old Tim babysat for 8-year-old Bob while their parents went b … [Read more...]