Catholic Writers Conference LIVE in Schaumburg, IL

This is cool: Several prominent Catholic writers will speak at the sixth annual Catholic Writers’ Conference LIVE taking place July 30-August 1, 2014, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel in Schaumburg, IL. Sponsored by the Catholic Writer’s Guild and the Catholic Marketing Network (CMN), and held in conjunction with CMN’s annual retailer trade [Read More...]

Vernacular Masses Before the Vatican Council…

…I mean the First Vatican Council. Over on Facebook, somebody was going on about the sadness of not having all the liturgies in the world in a single language. Several people pointed out that the Mass has never been in a single language and that those who celebrate it in Slavonic or any of the [Read More...]

Wanna Know What it Looks Like to Be Struck by Lightning?

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Msgr. Pope on my pal Marcus Daly

who makes coffins. Love the guy! [Read more...]

A gloriously inspiring story from Russia

A pair of Russian hunters out in the bush (or their equivalent thereof!) promised they’d get baptised if they got out of their situation alive. What happened next is straight out of medieval mythology. [Read more...]

Extremely Cool

I just hope that Tesla used his Time Travel device to visit 2014 and see this. [Read more...]

Extremely Cool Beach Art

…for those of you still champing at the bit for the arrival of summer after that endless winter: [Read more...]

Verbum Software…

is offering a nifty deal. They write: We’ve just launched our new website (verbum.com) and are hosting a giveaway. This is a great free way to get a laptop+Verbum in people’s hands. Seems like a sweet deal to me. I use Verbum’s extremely useful software everyday. [Read more...]

I believe the United States should commit itself, before this decade is out…

…to turning the moon into a giant disco ball and installing it in low orbit around the earth!  We choose to discofy the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard! [Read more...]

Glorious and Awesome!

I’ve wasted my life. [Read more...]

Extremely Cool Article on Exploring…

…the deepest cave system in the world. [Read more...]

My son worked on this wonderful ad

Sadly, none of his work is in the final edit, but he is now the world’s foremost expert on how to draw Gary Busey’s teeth. And they say art is not crucial to human flourishing. [Read more...]


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