Blessed John Paul II, Pray for Us! My View from the Beatification

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It’s nearly impossible for me to watch this stunning Rome Reports video recapping the Beatification of Blessed John Paul II, held two years ago today in Rome, and not cry overwhelmed tears of gratitude and awe. Truthfully, it’s good to re-watch this “up close” video, because my vantage point that day was far from the spot where [Read More...]

Social Media’s Impact on the Boston Tragedy: A Faith Perspective

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During my radio segment on this morning’s episode of the Son Rise Morning Show with Brian Patrick, my conversation with Brian took an interesting spin on the recent Boston Marathon tragedy and its aftermath. We are, of course, still waiting for the details of the investigation to unfold and as Americans, we seek to avoid [Read More...]

Pope Francis Stickers? Sign Me Up!

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Love this little video from Rome Reports, which gives an overview of the newly minted and über collectible Pope Francis Stickers and Album, called “The Album of Joy”. Haven’t succeeded in finding them for sale online anywhere, which is probably a good thing! [Read more...]

How the Devil Gets to Catholic Bloggers like Me

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Can you send a prayer for me today, folks? I’m a bit out of sorts and kind of a mess. Much of it has to do with family stuff — first and foremost, I am a wife and a mom. And much of what drives my life will never appear on the pages of any [Read More...]

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

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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

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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

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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...]


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