Denver Catholic Register Rolls Out Updated Site

946060_231390307020782_133184795_n

Kudos to the Archdiocese of Denver and the team behind the Denver Catholic Register and El Pueblo Católico on the launch of two fantastic websites this past week. Both look fantastic and are chock full of news and information to compliment the print publications. Along with news, you’ll find their active Facebook and Twitter platforms. It’s great [Read More...]

Sweet Tweets for 11/8/13: Catching Up & Helping Out

SmallestAct

I’ve missed our “Sweet Tweets” for the past month while I was traveling. They are always a terrific way to stay on top of breaking Catholic news. And today it’s no surprise that with so much happening in the world, including Typhoon Haiyan, that our list keeps getting updated. Thanks to John Clem, the Director and Media Minister [Read More...]

Emergency Help Needed to Support Philippine Typhoon Victims

995755_638020742908612_491613770_n

Friends, please join me today in not only praying for, but also actively supporting our brothers and sisters in the Philippines who are suffering in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Our friends at Catholic Relief Services are on the ground and rallying support and needed resources for those suffering from the monster storm: Catholic Relief [Read More...]

M23 Rebels End Rebellion in Congo

congocard

Big news from the Democratic Republic of Congo, as reported by the New York Times: On Tuesday, the rebels, known as M23, announced that they were ending the 20-month rebellion that had brought renewed instability, uncertainty and conflict to the eastern part of Congo. After suffering a string of recent defeats, the group’s chairman, Bertrand [Read More...]

Rwanda Journal #13: Interview about #CRSEgan Rwanda Trip is Online

Screen Shot 2013-11-01 at 1.15.29 PM

Follow all of my Rwanda Journal posts here. Just in case you don’t wake up at the crack of dawn on Thursday mornings to listen to the Sonrise Morning Show with Brian Patrick, you can catch the interview that I did yesterday about our Rwanda trip with Catholic Relief Services online at the CRS Newswire [Read More...]

Do I Contribute to Modern Slavery? Vatican Seminar to Address Critical Issues

human trafficking.jpg

Out today from the Vatican is news of a seminar being held November 2nd and 3rd, jointly organized by the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and of the Social Sciences and the World Federation of Catholic Medical Associations (F.I.A.M.C.). Titled “Trafficking in human beings: modern slavery. Destitute peoples and the message of Jesus Christ” will take on a [Read More...]

Rwanda Journal #11: SILC, Strategic Support and a Celebration

28 -1

Follow all of my Rwanda Journal posts here. While my body is officially back home in Fresno, California today, my heart and mind remain torn between this place and the green hills of Rwanda, half a world away. Over the next few weeks, I will continue to share my reactions to the experience I’ve enjoyed [Read More...]

Rwanda Journal #10: A Bishop, A Bashed Nose, Goodies and Experts

Follow all of my Rwanda Journal posts here. First of all, please accept my apologies for the abbreviated post yesterday. While the hotel we stayed in — the Centre Saint Andre owned by the Diocese of Kabgayi in the Muhanga district was beautiful, the Internet connectivity (and the hot water — as my photos will [Read More...]

Rwanda Journal #9: Holy Mass, Coffee Growers, Genocide Memorial and Our Lady of Kibeho

23_3

Follow all of my Rwanda Journal posts here. Mass, Our Lady of Wisdom, Diocese of Butare This day started with an early wake up call — we were off to Mass bright and early at Our Lady of the Miracles, the Cathedral in the Diocese of Butare. As a gift to our group, our celebrant [Read More...]

Rwanda Journal #8: Grief, Forgiveness, New Friendships and Selfies

22_2

Follow all of my Rwanda Journal posts here. Today’s journal entry is going to be exceptionally short. While the day was filled with amazing memories, I am operating on three hours sleep (too much Rwandan coffee yesterday!) and less than ideal working conditions. My “office” tonight has me perched on the edge of the bathtub [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X