Sweet Tweets for 8/23/13 — Pope Francis’ “Program for Life”

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Did your week pass by in a flurry of back to school, end of summer, cross things off the list busyness? Then you’ll want to take five minutes to explore all that happened with this week’s Sweet Tweets. They contain the sad, the challenging, the uplifting and the informative! Thanks to John Clem, the Director and Media Minister [Read More...]

Dangers to the Faith: Recognizing Catholicism’s 21st -Century Opponents

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Coming up soon on my “to-read” list is the new book by noted radio host and author Al Kresta. But I didn’t want to wait to share with you Dangers to the Faith: Recognizing Catholicism’s 21st-Century Opponents, so below you’ll find the press release for the book. I will say that Al Kresta is consistently a [Read More...]

Sweet Tweets for 8/16/13 — The Way that Leads to Heaven

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How is it already Friday? In my personal life this week, I had a wonderful retreat with our parish staff on Wednesday and then a “mini-retreat” with yesterday’s celebration and Mass for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The web was overflowing with goodness too, with much to take in and [Read More...]

EWTN News Nightly Looks Like a Winner

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Recently released by EWTN, this promo for the new show EWTN News Nightly with Colleen Carroll Campbell has me truly excited. We watched — and fell in love with — Colleen during the recent Conclave coverage on EWTN. She was impeccably informed, true to the teachings of the Church and altogether charming in her sharing [Read More...]

Sweet Tweets for 8/9/13 – The Light of Faith

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This week saw lots of action on and offline. Our family is home enjoying the “dog days of summer” before the start of another school year. On Twitter this week, we witnessed the fact that the Vatican has yet to “ramp down” for the summer. Elsewhere around the web, things were equally as busy. Thanks to John [Read More...]

Sweet Tweets Roundup for 8/2/13 — From Rio to Rome

Sweet Tweets Roundup for 8/2/13 -- From Rio to Rome

Were you busy this week? Has August snuck up on you? Did you miss any of the closing events from World Youth Day? Thanks to John Clem, the Director and Media Minister at Catholic Web Services (http://catholicws.com/), we’ve got a full recap of all of this week’s most important action both online and around the world. Enjoy! [Read More...]

Sweet Tweets Roundup for 7/26/13 — #Rio2013

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Greetings from New York! Sweet Tweets is late today — but not because of contributor  and friend John Clem, the Director and Media Minister at Catholic Web Services (http://catholicws.com/). He had them in bright and early! It’s late because this mom was out partying with her boys until 3:30 am. Not the hours I’m used to keeping, [Read More...]

Recommended Royal Reading: The Catholic Baby Name Book – Win Your Copy!

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I was in “college orientation zone” for the past three days — believe it or not, without wifi (fodder for another post!) — so I have been pretty out of sync with news. But a quick look at Twitter here at the airport let me know that the highly anticipated royal baby has indeed been [Read More...]

Sweet Tweets Roundup for 7/19/13 — The Way to Holiness

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How is it already Friday? I’m still working on my Monday “to do” items! A great thanks to my good friend John Clem, the Director and Media Minister at Catholic Web Services (http://catholicws.com/) for compiling the follow list of “not to be missed” stories from this past week (July 13 – July 19): Papal Tweet: ”Prayer, humility, and charity toward [Read More...]

Is the Rolling Stone Cover a Bomb?

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Have you hear the controversy swirling around the “selfie” of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its August cover? The cover text calls him a “monster”, but folks are complaining that this particular image glorifies someone who perpetrated such horrific acts. Not having read the article myself, I turned to this article at USA Today [Read More...]


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