Sweet Tweets Roundup for 7/19/13 — The Way to Holiness

How is it already Friday? I’m still working on my Monday “to do” items! A great thanks to my good friend John Clem, the Director and Media Minister at Catholic Web Services (http://catholicws.com/) for compiling the follow list of “not to be missed” stories from this past week (July 13 – July 19):

  • Papal Tweet: “Prayer, humility, and charity toward all are essential in the Christian life: they are the way to holiness.” (Pope Francis)
  • JPII Canonization may prove a boon to Washington, DC shrine | CNS Blog http://ow.ly/mUmyE 
  • Should a Christian Woman Wear a Bikini? | matt fradd http://ow.ly/mUQVb 
  • NEW: Nightly News with Colleen Carroll Campbell on EWTN begins weeknights Sept. 3rd at 6pm ET http://ow.ly/mVecV 
  • Pakastani teen’s powerful speech at UN, naming, MLK Jr., Jesus Christ, & Mother Teresa. http://CNN.com  http://ow.ly/mVith 
  • Video: What religion are Spiderman, Hulk, and Batman? (Rome Reports) http://ow.ly/mVHyt 
  • Video: NEW HD Video-based Catechism being developed by The Vatican in many languages. http://ow.ly/mVHHH 
  • Podcast: The Break with Fr. Roderick: Papal Staycation; Dawn of the Dead and Under The Dome Reviews (SQPN) http://ow.ly/mW2Kc 
  • Video: What’s with girl altar servers? (Bishop Christopher Coyne) CTV http://youtu.be/Qt5jsqQ48nc 
  • Tip: Your Online Activity: Welcome To The New First Impression | Catholic Tech Talk |Brad West http://ow.ly/mWfUM 
  • Video: Pope Francis has close encounter with the stars… at the Vatican observatory http://ow.ly/mZpbv 
  • How Privacy Works on Facebook’s New Graph Search – Blog Post – Faith and Safety (USCCB) http://ow.ly/n1t9g 
  • Good Story: The Babe and Brother Matthias | uCatholic http://ow.ly/n1tAP 
  • Good Story & Video: Hidden Maryland: Baltimore Carmelite Monastery (Baltimore Sun) http://ow.ly/n2535 
  • New Blog & Facebook: The Catholic Gentleman. http://ow.ly/n25tR 
  • Video: Lumen Fidei: A Commentary by Fr. Robert Barron | http://BrandonVogt.com  http://ow.ly/n25Fm 
  • Video: Fr Barron talks about his new series: The New Evangelization filmed in England, Australia, & New Zealand (CNS) http://youtu.be/Vx1oFy5v6hY 
  • Enjoy a Virtual Tour of Our Lady of Aparecida Shrine in Brazil (Catholic Tourist – Lisa Hendey) http://ow.ly/n28k0 
  • Giving: Please help Youth Ministry efforts in Uganda with our good friend Michael Marchand — Reignite Uganda http://ow.ly/n427E 
  • Book Review: The Social Media Gospel: Sharing the Good News in New Ways (Sarah Reinhard – Patheos) http://ow.ly/n43i5 
  • Rwanda Journal #1: The Big News – Catholic Tourist (Lisa Hendey)
  • Natural Family Planning Awareness Week begins this Sunday (USCCB) http://ow.ly/n43PA 
  • Pope on the cover of TIME Magazine EXCEPT U.S. Edition — July 29, 2013 Vol. 182 No. 5 http://ow.ly/n6Sef 
  • Tech Firms Call for More NSA Transparency – John Paczkowski – News – AllThingsD http://ow.ly/n6SId 
  • News: Devout Catholics Have Better Sex, Family Research Council Says – US News and World Report http://ow.ly/n6SMr 
  • Symbolon – Video-based curriculum for RCIA | Catholic & Adult Faith Formation (Augustine Institute) http://ow.ly/n6Tug 
  • 5 Ways To Be a Superhero This Summer – Busted Halo (Rachel Roman) http://ow.ly/n6VeS 
  • Sorry, retweeting the pope won’t get you out of hell – CNN Belief Blog – Fr. James Martin SJ http://ow.ly/n6YyD 
  • News: Pope Francis established Commission on Economic Structures (Vatican Radio) http://ow.ly/n7z05 
  • Fr. George Pope & Supporting Retired Religious | Call To Holiness http://ow.ly/n7Rv6 
World Youth Day Tweets:

John Clem, Catholic Web Services

John Clem is the Director and Media Minister at Catholic Web Services (http://catholicws.com/). John is currently in formation to join the Secular Franciscan Order, and loves to share his talents in faith, technology, and journalism in service to the church.  John also writes a blog entitled Call To Holiness  (http://www.calltoholiness.us/). Follow John on Twitter at @Catholicwebs, on Facebook and at Google+.

About Lisa M. Hendey

Lisa Hendey is the founder and webmaster of CatholicMom.com and the author of The Grace of YesA Book of Saints for Catholic Moms and The Handbook for Catholic Moms. Lisa writes for several online and print publications, enjoys speaking around the country and is a frequent television and radio guest and host. Visit her at LisaHendey.com.


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