St. Monica’s Ustreaming Parish Hits Vegas for #NAB13

Daniel Houze and Fr. David Guffey of St. Monica's Catholic Church

I’m a big fan of parishes using technology to share the Good News of the gospel, so I was thrilled my Facebook friend Daniel Houze, shared the following Ustream video with me from this week’s National Associate of Broadcaster’s show in Las Vegas. As a Catholic geek, I daydream about some day attending this event! [Read More...]

Must See TV! Catch “Team Sisters of Mary” on The American Bible Challenge Tonight

Team Sisters of Mary in The American Bible Challenge

They’re back: Dominican sisters compete in the semifinals of The American Bible Challenge Sisters take next step in advancing to the final prize on hit Game Show   ATLANTA, April 11, 2013 – The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist are set to display their impressive biblical knowledge in the semifinals of Season 2 [Read More...]

What the Pastor Joel Osteen Hoax Teaches Us about Ourselves

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My technology segment on today’s episode of the Sonrise Morning Show dealt with this week’s elaborate hoax targeting Pastor Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Texas. If you’re unaware of the details of the elaborate ruse, here’s a rundown. In short, a fake website was launched and tricked many into thinking that Joel Osteen had denounced [Read More...]

What Hate, Entitlement and Stupidity Look Like in the Digital Age

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Hey friends, I hope you’ll permit me a moment of non-Catholic, issue oriented blogging today. My home town, the city of Fresno, California, is all in an uproar over a digital slip-up that has resulted in front page news and the dismissal of a high-ranking board member within a local non-profit organization. I’ll leave you [Read More...]

Team Sisters of Mary Take on The American Bible Challenge Tonight

Team Sisters of Mary in The American Bible Challenge

You’ve probably heard the good news about the amazing television program The American Bible Challenge, hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy on Game Show Network. When the show debuts tonight for its second season, Catholics around the country will be rooting for a special trio, Team Sisters of Mary from the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother [Read More...]

#PopeMoving: Pontifical Mission Societies Offer a Practical Giving Opportunity

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The world watched and celebrated this week as Pope Francis was installed as our new Holy Father. To mark this momentous occasion and to help the faithful commemorate Pope Francis’ Pontificate, the Pontifical Mission Societies have launched the “Pope Moving” campaign: Our Holy Father has indicated that he wants us to celebrate his inauguration as [Read More...]

Pope Francis Mania – Relive the Joy of the Moment in St. Peter’s Square

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This video from Fr. Roderick Vonhogen of SQPN is seriously MUST WATCH. Along with being a great capture of the actual moment of the white smoke from the ground in St. Peter’s Square, you’ll experience the sense of awe of Pope Francis’ first few moments, and the incredible joy of a terrific crowd of young [Read More...]

Habemus Papam: Fantastic Firsthand Footage from Seminarians in Rome “Brothers in Black”

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I have loved the Brothers in Black for quite some time, but now I’m even more enamored after sharing today’s excitement with them via this firsthand video of the smoke, the waiting, the prayer, the announcement and the great joy of welcoming Pope Francis. Enjoy — and share! This video needs to go viral! [Read more...]

@Pontifex – Pope Francis’ Vatican Team Tweets

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Although I find it unlikely that our new Pope Francis immediately rounded up his iPhone and tweeted personally, I was happy today to see a quick tweet from the official @Pontifex account: It’s terrific to know that the Vatican’s embracing of social media in the New Evangelization will continue. During these busy days ahead, it’s [Read More...]

That Conclave Chimney Seagull

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As we wait, that seagull who sat perched atop the chimney of the Sistine Chapel is getting quite a lot of media attention: A Catholic News Service video of his own: A Twitter account: https://twitter.com/ChimneySeagull and evidence of him trending like crazy on Twitter. and even his own meme: [Read more...]


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