SNL’s “Christmas Mass Spectacular”–Yes, I LOLed!

Ok, lucky for me there is a penance service at Church tonight. Because I probably broke numerous commandments by laughing so very hard at this Saturday Night Live skit, shared with me by a fellow parishioner: How many of these jokes hold true at your parish? For the record, my Pastor is definitely NOT “Pastor [Read More...]

Seinfeld, Talking Tech on Tonight

I’m with my editor and mentor Elizabeth, who shared earlier this week that she’s digging Jimmy Fallon’s take on the Tonight Show. For the first time in several years — and owing to the beauty of consuming television on-demand — I’m tuning in too. It’s been fun! While I could have done without a bit [Read More...]

What Does That Monk Say?

Because I’m so swamped that I can barely see straight, and this makes me smile… It’s kinda catchy, right?! video link [Read more...]

Top 5 Surprises from the Papal Interview

While I haven’t read the book personally yet, I’m very interested in the new book from America Magazine, A Big Heart Open to God. In the following video, Fr. Jim Martin, S.J., America‘s Editor at Large, describes five striking aspects about the interview recent interview with Pope Francis conducted by Antonio Spadaro, S.J. Video Link [Read More...]

America Video Portrays Strong Catholic Women

I’m grateful to our Sweet Tweeter John Clem for pointing me to this wonderful video from America Magazine, which portrays stories of several strong Catholic women of faith. Their stories show the diversity of today’s Catholic woman, but also her heart connection to her Catholic faith and how that permeates her entire life. America asked [Read More...]

THIRST 2013: Compelling Video Promo Invites You to Join Cardinal Dolan in Diocese of Bismarck

New out from the Diocese of Bismarck is a stirring promotional video for their upcoming THIRST Eucharistic Conference, to be held October 25-27. Find details on the event here. I ask you to take two minutes and watch the following promotional video. I guarantee you that you will be moved and impacted emotionally by the [Read More...]

World Travelers and What Would You Ask the Pope?

A humongous thanks to my good friends at SQPN’s Catholic Weekend for their kind invitation to be a part of their most recent episode. Among other things, we discuss my upcoming trip with Catholic Relief Services to Rwanda. Watch all of the fun here and check out the links in the show notes here. You guys [Read More...]

His Word, Pope Francis and the Grace of His Light

Can I tell you how happy I am that we’re back to the routine of Pope Francis sharing his daily homily from morning Mass in Rome? For me, my days simply go a bit better with his daily teachings on the gospel so readily available. Today’s homily on Luke’s fourth chapter was just the shot [Read More...]

My Baby, Rocking Twice as Hard

Jazz Adam

Just because I’m a proud mom, and because I think this is pretty cool, I’m sharing my Adam’s latest music video: Video Link Adam is a passionate fan of traditional Irish and Scottish music. He’s actually pretty passionate about music in general. My house is constantly filled with the stuff – whether he’s jamming on [Read More...]

Learning to Live from Someone Who Has Died – Zach Sobiech

This video has been making the rounds since the world said goodbye to Zach Sobiech on May 20th. Gone too soon, but having touched so many in immeasurable ways, Zach tells us in his own words in this video about living life to its fullest. Please take 22 minutes today and watch this video. Then [Read More...]


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