#TweetingBishops #FundingFriday #MeatlessFriday & Other Friday Trends

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It’s 6:51 am in Fresno, California, dawn barely cresting and I’ve already had what feels like a full day of productive social networking. To bring you up to date on a few trending items: #TweetingBishops – They seemed to really pick up the pace this week in Baltimore, adding several new actively tweeting spiritual shepherds [Read More...]

Real Housewives of Catholic Media – Who Would You Watch?

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Thanks for enduring a few days of “radio silence” here on the blog folks. Hopefully it prepared you for the onslaught of sharing that’s about to happen over the next few days. I always have the best of intentions for blogging when I’m on the road, so in some “alternate reality” I imagined myself working [Read More...]

#USCCB12 – USCCB General Assembly from a Blogger’s Perspective

Catholic Bloggers with Bishop Oscar Cantú

Friends, sorry for the “radio silence” here for the past few days. I am in Baltimore attending the Fall General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. During the daytime, I’m focusing my efforts on “live tweeting” the events, so here are some hashtags and twitter links if you’d like to follow along: [Read More...]

Saint Kateri Celebrated as Model of Love, Faith and Virtue

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Mass of Celebration, Diocese of Fresno

On Sunday November 4, 2012, one week after Pope Benedict XVI’s canonization of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha at the Vatican, families from across California’s Central Valley came together in St. John’s Cathedral to celebrate. Bishop Armando Ochoa of the Diocese of Fresno presided over the mass in honor of the very first Catholic Native American saint. [Read More...]

ND’s Bishop Kagan on Voting with a Catholic Conscience

Most Reverend David D. Kagan, Bishop of Bismarck & Apostolic Administrator of Fargo

Late last week, I shared the news of Diocese of Bismarck Bishop David Kagan’s planned weekend communication to the faithful of the Dioceses of Bismarck and Fargo, as well as the fact that his planned letter had been leaked to and reported by the Huffington Post. You’ll now find Bishop Kagan’s Letter on “Catholic Citizenship” online [Read More...]

Of the Huffington Post, North Dakota, Catholic News & Elections

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Today, I learned of this article at the Huffington Post with the blaring headline: North Dakota Senate Race: Bismarck Bishop David Kagan Said To Write Letter To Influence Voters If you read the article you’ll find it detailing Diocese of Bismarck Bishop David Kagan’s embargoed letter to the faithful of his diocese instructing them to vote [Read More...]

The YouTube Video They Should Have Shown at the Synod

Synod Rave

My feeds are awash this morning with reports of the anti-Muslim video shown on Saturday evening at the Synod on the New Evangelization. Find the details at the Vatican’s own news site, which calls the video “fear-mongering” stating, “Scary music, stark white words on a black background and the warning that dropping fertility rates in [Read More...]


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