“The Creed in Scripture” looks good

Stephen Binz writes about his new book, The Creed in Scripture. This is an ideal book for the Year of Faith. In fact, before his abdication, Pope Benedict encouraged all Catholics to study the Creed during the Year of Faith and was basing his talks for his Wednesday audiences on the articles of the Creed. [Read More...]

Support Young Authors!

The extremely impressive Cady Crosby writes: After a couple of different drafts, lots of research and hard work, Cady’s new book is now published! The book is called The Four Immortal Chaplains: Legacy of Virtue and tells the story of the Four Immortal Chaplains of the USAT Dorchester. Cady was inspired by their story, and [Read More...]

The Academic Left’s Love of Violence

Now and then, as with the recent career of the repellent and evil Chris Dorner, somebody comes along who hits all the right buttons for the academic left and lets all the their creepy love of extreme violence come spurting out. Dorner managed to combine all the normal shibboleths about race, militarism, class war, gun [Read More...]

How Conversations Go with My Kids

Ever since they took those stupid logic classes there’s been no living with them. On the other hand, this sort of reasoning has always seemed to me to be rather, well, reasonable when people tell me that the entire witness of the gospels and the New Testament is worthless because people back then were 2000 years dumber [Read More...]

Nifty book offers

Hello, my name is John Quinn (Courageous Priest). My twin brother, Dan, and I want to offer something special to you and your readers from Amazon – Free Immaculate Conception Book. Amazon is promoting our new book called the Ultimate Saints Guide to the Immaculate Conception. We want to allow you to give it away [Read More...]

Fr. Dwight Longenecker…

…has written his first short story of the rollicking adventures of nice but dim English country vicar, Humphrey Blytherington. The e-book version of the short story is published here. Check thou it out! [Read more...]

Rod Bennett is one of my favorite people in this or any other universe

Mary Kochan has interviewed him about The Christus Experiment and the piece is up on Catholic Lane. It’s a pretty interesting conversation because Rod is a super interesting guy. Best of all: the book is available on paperback now from Amazon and there’s a purchase link at the end of the interview. One stop shopping! [Read More...]

I’m worried…

that you won’t read this. [Read more...]

Here’s a sweet deal from Sherry Weddell!

Sez Colorado’s Favorite Catholic Discipleship Shield Maiden of Rohan: This Christmas, do what the coolest bishops in North America are doing and give a gift copy of Forming Intentional Disciples to your bishop, pastor, parish leader, or to your friends and family and jump-start the conversation! Celebrate our Lord’s Incarnation by fueling the New Evangelization [Read More...]

Over at Standing on my Head…

Fr. Longenecker is having an interesting conversation with an Evangelical who is ripe for the engagement with the Catholic tradition that Sherry Weddell is describing in Forming Intentional Disciples. Forming Intentional Disciples, if I have not mentioned it lately, is one of the most important books in English for the Church facing the challenge of [Read More...]

O Frabjous Day! Calloo! Callay!

Rod Bennett, one of my favorite people in the world (and the author of the excellent book on the Apostolic Fathers, Four Witnesses) has a new book out that *you* need to get for the fantasy fan in your life. He writes: Just thought you might like to know that The Christus Experiment is finally [Read More...]

I love that this is news

Telegraph stunned to hear Pope aware that Jesus was not born in 1 AD. What’s even funnier is that even the author of the story admits that this is not news, but still tries to pretend it’s news anyway: The assertion that the Christian calendar is based on a false premise is not new – [Read More...]