Archdiocese of San Francisco Needs a Director of Communications

Here’s the scoop: DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS  The Archdiocese of San Francisco seeks a well-qualified Director of Communications.  The Director develops and executes a pro-active media strategy for the Archdiocese.  This strategy is nuanced to embrace three spheres of influence: the Archdiocese, covering the three counties of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin; a national audience; [Read More...]

It amazes me that people fall for this stuff

A reader writes: Someone sent me this on Facebook. A lot of people are following this guy now. Claims we will be in a worldwide civil war, the economy will totally collapse, and we’ll also be at war with China. All in the next three years. Then we’ll be miraculously rescued by Mary by Oct [Read More...]

The Franciscans offer us a little musical something…

for the Feast of Christ the King. [Read more...]

Love this

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One group are braindead slaves of appetite…

whose mindless urges drive them on to destroy all that is good. The other are zombies. [Read more...]

Abp. Chaput Gets It

“It isn’t possible to be prolife and simultaneously forget the cries of the poor.” We can no longer afford to be merely anti-abortion. We have to be fully prolife. The Preferential Option for the Poor and the Preferential Option for Life are not opposites but inextricably bound up with one another. The term for those [Read More...]

The Key to Saving Money on Black Friday!

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What Degrading Slavery Looks Like

Seattle Bus Drivers Forced to Wear Diapers King County Metro had to replace 60(!) urine-soaked drivers seats in a year because drivers did not have time to use the restroom. Seattle has one of those progressive governments that deeply believes in making somebody else be socially responsible. [Read more...]

Don’t Shop on Thanksgiving

Chintzy retailers who treat their employees like garbage and pay them poverty wages lie to you and tell you that you are harming their employees livelihood by not rushing out to be buy their shiny crap for Thanksgiving and feeding the Xmas Machine.  In reality, they are harming their employees by refusing to pay them [Read More...]

Beautiful Story

How a Magazine Article Convinced a Former Ballet Dancer to Teach People with Down Syndrome [Read more...]


Welp. Looks like it’s time for me to pack it in on the whole “Catholic” thing. Why would somebody go to the trouble of writing a headline in all caps on the internet if it weren’t true? Plus, just look at the leathery old gnarly-lookin’ book! Only a fool would argue with a picture like [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please ask your readers to pray for me and my family. My business (based around what I thought was my life’s work) appears to be failing after many ups and downs.  I recently developed potentially career-ending arm injuries that have slowed progress to a crawl. My wife is in chronic pain from an illness [Read More...]

Praise Report

A reader writes: I want to offer a prayer of Thanksgiving for the safety of my family after a serious car accident this weekend. No head injuries, no blood. All walked out of the car. Our family is very grateful. Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! [Read more...]

Sooooooooooooooooooooo Seattle

Mayor of Seattle Pardons Tofurkey In fact, however, tofurkey is unpardonable. [Read more...]

Ooberfuse does the soundtrack to Pope Francis’ 2015 Haiyan Mercy Mission

On 17th January 2015, to the soundtrack of Filipino-London band ooberfuse, Pope Francis will bring his message of “Mercy and Compassion” to the survivors of the deadliest typhoon to hit the Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan. Cherrie Anderson, originating from the town at the eye of the storm, Tacloban, penned Mercy as a musical message of hope [Read More...]

People of Earth!

I demand one *millllion* dollars or I will continue to find and post things like this: [Read more...]

Catholic and Enjoying Live! Today at 6:00 PM

This week my guest will be Dale Ahlquist of the American Chesterton Society. You can stream it here. Feel free to call in during the show and chat with us at 1-866-333-6279. In case you missed last week’s show, here is my November 19 interview with the inimitable Tom McDonald as we talked about the [Read More...]

Sheer Raw Guts

White House opposes Nazi benefit payments Good to know. [Read more...]

Brandon Vogt writes:

This morning Fr. Robert Barron launched, a place where people can sign up to receive FREE daily reflections throughout Advent. 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 [Read More...]

I like Dilshad Ali

I always have.  For those not familiar with her, she is a Muslim mom blogging here at Patheos and chronicling the challenges of raising a child with autism.  She is a kind, gentle soul: one of the “little ones” of whom Christ is especially fond.  Here she is, writing with fond gratitude to thank the [Read More...]

As Ferguson burns…

…the Abp of St. Louis goes there to pray and work for peace.  Good for him! God grant peace and a just outcome for everybody in this appalling situation. [Read more...]