The Benefits of Belief

…are under discussion over at the Register. [Read more...]

School to Student: You march right back home young lady…

…and put on something more revealing! Muslim student get the boot for wearing skirts that are too long. [Read more...]

Dawn Eden in L’Osservatore Romano

They have a review of My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints. Check thou it out: [Read more...]

“Connecting the Dots” is coming up at 5 PM Eastern

on Real Life Radio! Today, we Sheas are on our Hidden Island Redoubt, so we are delving into the archive of chats with my Friday co-host, Steven Greydanus, about all manner of movie, culture, and theological stuff. You can listen in on line here. And all the shows are now available in podcast form here. [Read more...]

We’re Off…

Also, we’re leaving! The Sheas are headed out to their customary Memorial Day Weekend at our Hidden Island Redoubt, far from the paparazzi and tabloid journalism that typically dogs my steps as America’s Most Portly Catholic Writer. Sometimes the glitter, the supermodels, and the cocaine-fueled parties by the pool full of gold coins become cloying [Read More...]

A reader urgently asks for help

She writes: Urgent prayer request, Mark, I left my ex over a year ago. It hasn’t been easy. Today is the last day to get my phone bill paid (no more extensions) and it’s my lifeline with the kids. Please pray we get the $110 to keep it on and keep going. Thank you! Father, [Read More...]

“Ordinary”, Timothy Quigley’s web series about life in a small parish

…has run into a bit of a hitch and could use our help.   [Read more...]

Prayer Requests and Works of Mercy

Diane Korzeniewski writes: In your mercy, please see the plight of this family at Assumption Grotto with five young children and baby 6 on the way. The father was diagnosed with cancer a few years ago and it appears to have returned.  The mother was just diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer.  Her aunt set [Read More...]

Demented Home Invasions by Police…

…in Wisconsin. Bizarre. [Read more...]

Ascension Presents Ascension Presents!

Jack Maguire as Ascension Press writes: Something big is about to happen. We’ve been working hard here to put together a platform with lots of videos specifically for Catholics called Ascension Presents. Ascension Presents is an evangelistic platform bringing entertaining, faith-filled, and dynamic presenters straight to followers’ newsfeeds. By providing engaging content for our audience [Read More...]