Which “Master” Am I Serving? – Sweet Tweets for 12/19/14

The Lord put it clearly: you cannot serve two masters.  You have to choose between God and money. @Pontifex 12/18/14

In his tweet for this week, Pope Francis sent a message that is helpful to remember during the busy Christmas season: Today, as I worry about Christmas presents to purchase and holiday parties to dress up for, I’m asking myself if I’ve misplaced my priorities, if I’m serving the wrong “master”. While my intentions for [Read More...]

Scott and Kimberly Hahn Invite You into Their Home for a Live Webinar

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Did you ever dream about having a peek inside the home of noted author Dr. Scott Hahn and his fellow author and wife Kimberly? If you answered “Yes”, then mark your calendar for this Friday evening, December 5th at 4 pm ET. Here are the details: Joy to the World is the new Christmas book by [Read More...]

Why You Should Buy Me a Cow for Christmas!

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I’m constantly amazed by how well our friends at Catholic Relief Services help and support us in our quest to live out the true meaning of the liturgical calendar. As we advance through November toward the season of Advent, now is the time to begin planning how we will prepare for our commemoration of Christ’s [Read More...]

Fr. Barron Offers Free Daily Bilingual Advent Reflections

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This is great news for all of us: Each day, from November 30 until Christmas Eve (December 24), Fr. Barron will email a short reflection on an Advent theme, in either English or Spanish (your choice!). In addition, subscribers receive exclusive videos not found anywhere else, special discount codes for new products, and several giveaways throughout Advent including DVDs, CDs, signed books, and [Read More...]

Win and Give the Gift of Beautiful Catholic Music

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The Missouri-based contemplative nuns Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles were named Billboard magazine’s Classical Traditional Artist 2012 and 2013. It’s the first order of nuns to ever win an award in the history of Billboard magazine. The Sisters were recognized for their two bestselling albums, ANGELS AND SAINTS AT EPHESUS, which spent 13 consecutive [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium – A Tardy Update

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  I wanted to offer a procrastinator’s apology for the obvious drop off of my reflections on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel. While I’ve truly been enjoying my daily readings of the document, all of my “words” have been going toward the book project I’m working on. In an effort [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium Days 6, 7, & 8: The Catch Up Edition

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Today, I continue my reflections upon Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel. Find daily reflections on this teaching by a variety of Catholic authors and speakers at KellyWahlquist.com.  So if you’re paying close attention, you’ll note that my daily reflections took a serious hiatus this past few days. I’ve read [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium Day Five: PASTORAL ACTIVITY AND CONVERSION

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Today, I continue my reflections upon Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel. Find daily reflections on this teaching by a variety of Catholic authors and speakers at KellyWahlquist.com.  Day 5: “Pastoral Activity and Conversion” (Paragraphs 25-33) Today’s section of EG is truly a set of marching orders for parishes and [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium Day Four: THE CHURCH’S MISSIONARY TRANSFORMATION

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Today, I continue my reflections upon Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel. Find daily reflections on this teaching by a variety of Catholic authors and speakers at KellyWahlquist.com.  December 4: “The Church’s Missionary Transformation” (Paragraphs 19-24) Having read yesterday in EG about the pervasive scope and nature of the New [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium Day Two: THE DELIGHTFUL AND COMFORTING JOY OF EVANGELIZING

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Today, I continue my reflections upon Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel. Find daily reflections on this teaching by a variety of Catholic authors and speakers at KellyWahlquist.com.  December 2: “The Delightful and Comforting Joy of Evangelizing” (Paragraphs 9-13) Today’s section of EG begins with a simple phrase: Goodness always [Read More...]


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