Defend Us in Battle

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What do you need today? Many of my online friends are galavanting around in Mardi Gras swag, shroving it up before the onset of Lent tomorrow. But I find myself less in party mode than in panic mode. It has more to do with spiritual struggles than stress, but a massively crushing workload is not [Read More...]

Get “Quenched” with Catholic Vitamins

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I’m so blessed by my good friends Deacon Tom and Dee Fox. Their wonderful podcast Catholic Vitamins is a “must-listen” gift which features not only the holy deacon and his wife, but also a full cast of other spirit-filled voices. I was very honored to be a recent guest on their Catholic Vitamins Q Quench [Read More...]

What’s Your Favorite Movie? See What Pope Francis Said!

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What would you say if someone asked you to name your all-time favorite movie? You can find out how I answered that question — along with Fr. James Martin S.J., Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., Sr. Rose Pacatte, Camille D’Arienzo, RSM, and even Pope Francis(!) — by taking a little visit to Loyola Press’ Arts and Faith blog. Share [Read More...]

Seinfeld, Talking Tech on Tonight

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I’m with my editor and mentor Elizabeth, who shared earlier this week that she’s digging Jimmy Fallon’s take on the Tonight Show. For the first time in several years — and owing to the beauty of consuming television on-demand — I’m tuning in too. It’s been fun! While I could have done without a bit [Read More...]

Fr. Barron Invites You to Journey with Him This Lent!

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This looks super cool! Would you like a deeper, more powerful Lent this year? To start each day by drawing closer to Christ? Then sign up for Fr. Robert Barron’s free daily Lent reflections list. Each day, from Ash Wednesday (March 5) until Easter Sunday (April 20), Fr. Barron will send you a short reflection, straight [Read More...]

Recent Media Appearances with Fr. Robert Reed and Pat Gohn

On the uber cool infinity set of Inter Nos (CatholicTV) with the always awesome Fr. Robert Reed.

I hate these braggy, self-promotion types of posts, but I LOVE the friends who invited me to have these two precious “media moments”, so I’m going to share them here in the hopes that if you have time to tune in, you’ll join me in thanking the hosts for their kindness: Pat Gohn is one [Read More...]

Congratulations Brian Patrick and Matt Swaim!

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Every Thursday morning for the past few years (or at least most of them!), I’ve woken up screaming early to join my friends at EWTN’s Son Rise Morning Show to talk technology and faith. The majority of those calls have been preceded by a conversation earlier in the week with the show’s producer extraordinaire, Matt [Read More...]

School of Spiritual Formation Offers Online Coursework

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I received terrific news this week from Dan Burke, Founder and President of Catholic Spiritual Direction. The opportunity described below is perfect for serious Catholics who are wanting to seek advanced faith formation. It is with great enthusiasm that we announce a new endeavor to help God’s faithful to find the path that the Lord has [Read More...]

Day of the #LittleWay Takes Twitter by Storm of Roses

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If you’re a Catholic on Twitter, do me a favor: Leave this post, and go immediately over to Twitter to use hashtag #LittleWay to share your small (or humongous) stories of faith. Then you’re welcome to come back here and to read the rest of this post. Why are you seeing #LittleWay so much on [Read More...]

#SmallSuccess Thursday: Getting Started

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It’s perhaps telling that I haven’t managed to get a Small Success Thursday post up the past few weeks. Life has been awesome, but has also felt like a bit of a “gobbledygook”. I know that’s not a real word, but it fits the way life has felt the past few weeks: confusing, chaotic, and [Read More...]


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