Italian nun crushes it

Fun to watch the gobsmacked judges. Now the trick will be to keep her head in the midst of fame. Who knows, though, what God might use her for? He gives all sorts of amazing gifts for a reason. She’s definitely got one. Br. Tom Fetz, if you are out there and reading this, I [Read More…]

Best. Pharmacist. Evar!!!

Prescribes anti-monster spray for six year old troubled by monsters under her bed. Also great is the comment under the article: As a monster, I must say I am deeply offended by the tone of this article. [Read more…]

A droll Russian Orthodox Nun

Happy Lent. Here are some thoughts from a funny Russian Orthodox nun (who has toned down her deadpan humor a bit because of the subject). She is a priest’s daughter from New York, the star student of Byzantine liturgiologist Fr. Robert Taft, S.J. and a professor of liturgiology at the University of Vienna. [Read more…]

This is pretty fun

Finnish girl knows the tune, but not the words of various languages: [Read more…]

Why is The Imaginative Conservative So Great?

Among other reasons, because you can get Fr. Dwight discussing Myth and Joseph Pearce discussing Chesterton on education, not to mention pieces like The Music of the Spheres, Reading the Iliad in the Light of Eternity, and The World of Ray Bradbury. Great site.  Like The American Conservative, it actually wants to conserve something. [Read more…]

Hey Fans of Verbum Catholic Software!

The wonderful Sisters of St Paul have agreed to team up with Verbum Catholic to help people study the Gospel readings this Lent. They’re hosting a Verbum Lenten Journey, and people who sign up get the daily readings and commentary from Lenten Grace: Daily Gospel Reflections delivered straight to their inbox all through Lent for free. (Also, anyone [Read More…]

Really Big Numbers are Things We Can’t Really Conceive

But Hank Green has fun trying: [Read more…]

First Smart Gun Hits the Shelves in CA

A bit pricey, as new tech tends to be, but a step in the right direction.  Basic idea: only works for the person it should work for, not for bad guys.  Sounds like a reasonable idea. [Read more…]

This sounds great!

Just got this from reader Neil Mussett: My name is Neil Mussett, and I wanted to let you know about an amazing, funny, and very substantive podcast on the Sunday Mass readings called “The Word on the Hill with the Lanky Guys” ( My brother, Father Peter Mussett, and Scott Powell (a Steubenville grad and [Read More…]

Behold the Awesome Map…

…of the Internet! [Read more…]