WHAT DO YOU TELL YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT THE EASTER BUNNY?

Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, on which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain. -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-2 Stop and think about this.  No, really!  Read it twice.  Think about it.It sounds pretty important, doesn’t it?I bring this up because a poll published by The Barna Group in March 2010 shows that when asked what Easter is about, only 37% of … [Read more...]

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READER’S CHOICE: What Do YOU Want to Read About? VOTE NOW!

OK, your chance to weigh in:  Please take a minute to vote!  What do YOU most want to read about on a Catholic blog? Here are the categories: ✓ Faith matters:  liturgy, sacraments, prayer, explanations of doctrine ✓ Political matters:  Congressional actions, political candidates, the military, ✓ Cultural matters:  film, television, literature and the arts ✓ Family matters:  marriage, childrearing, education, cooking ✓ Humor:  the everyday humor in family life [poll id="3"]When the Catholic Bl … [Read more...]

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SEASONS GREEDY! One Shop's Frank Message Has Me Thinkin'

Today at lunch, I strolled through the mall.  Not too many shoppers, I noted, since it’s just a few weeks from Christmas!  Maybe, in this down economy, they’re all at home baking cookies and knitting sweaters for their loved ones…. Then I saw it:  Splayed prominently across a shop window in artificial spray snow were the words ‘SEASONS GREEDY!’“Nah,” I thought.  “Surely they can’t be that ready to admit that it really is about making money!” Silly me!  For the manager at that shop, and for … [Read more...]

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