A Chance to Do a Work of Mercy if You Are Footloose and Fancy Free

A reader writes: Mark if you know any college age individuals looking for something to do for a year or so. ORPHANAGE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED , St. Bryce Catholic Missions is looking for two volunteers to live and work at a local orphanage we visit on a regular basis in Turriabla Costa Rica. We have lived [Read More...]

Be Part of the Answer…

…not the problem. The problem is this: The answer is prayer, fasting, almsgiving, and the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.  If you are looking for a way to do a work of mercy, give to Mercy Corps and help out the typhoon survivors. [Read more...]

Help Make Season Two of “Ordinary”

Regular readers of this blog know that I’m a fan of “Ordinary” the web comedy series on the life of priest, put together by Key Row, and starring Timothy Quigley. Here are the first four episodes: Anyway, “Ordinary” has organized a Kickstarter campaign in order to crowdfund the second season. Go here and help them [Read More...]

Simcha Fisher has a sweet deal…

She’s adding some prizes to a kickstarter for her brother-in-law’s brother’s handmade pasta company.  Nice prize is Fr. Barron’s new DVD set. It’s always nice when a work of mercy has prizes attached. [Read more...]

Today’s chance to do a work of mercy!

A reader writes: Our children are students at Pinecrest Academy, in Cumming, GA. God willing our band will take a pilgrimage in April 2014 to Rome to play for Pope Francis! Can you help our students promote the trip? We will be the first American band to play for Pope Francis. Go team! [Read more...]

Prayers and Your Chance to Do a Work of Mercy for the Philippines

Father, help them through your Son Jesus Christ.  Mother Mary, pray for them! We can go here to donate to Mercy Corps, one of the most efficient disaster relief charities I know.  Those guys know how to squeeze a dollar for all it’s worth. [Read more...]

A Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

Reader Miki Odendahl and her husband Joey need your help to help out the Catholic Workers. Mary Alice, Miki and Bella make up the core community at Gilbert House Catholic Worker. We are an intentional Distributist community in west-central Wisconsin striving together to live the ideals of the the Bible and the Catholic Worker Movement [Read More...]

Your Chance to Do a Work of Mercy!

A reader writes: I’m a fairly regular reader.  I was hoping you could point your readers to my brother Mike’s blog, and his particular post linked here, about a boy named Jonah.  http://marasafari.org/2013/09/27/good-news-from-kenya/ Mike and his wife are missionaries in Kijabe, Kenya – through World Harvest Mission. Mike is an orthopaedic surgeon who is helping [Read More...]

Prayer Request and a Chance to do a Work of Mercy

Reader Brian Visaggio writes: My friend David lost his job at the end of August, and his request for unemployment has been denied. He’s on the verge of getting kicked out of his apartment, and hasn’t been able to find work. So I’d like to ask your readership for three sorts of help. 1) Prayers [Read More...]

God bless Marilyn Monroe

“I owe Marilyn Monroe a real debt… it was because of her that I played the Mocambo, a very popular nightclub in the ’50s. She personally called the owner of the Mocambo, and told him she wanted me booked immediately, and if he would do it, she would take a front table every night. She [Read More...]

Your Chance to Do a Work of Evangelization

I hope this email finds you well. You probably receive a lot of request to blog about certain topics/projects so I will keep this short and sweet. We are working on producing the FIRST ever motion picture to originate from a Catholic parish (see our national press coverage below) and we would love if you [Read More...]

Kaitlin Finn is trying to Help the Single Mom of 11

She writes: I am working on helping Kristen (the woman from 11onmyown) with her Christmas gifts this year. I was wondering if you could help gather funds or people to get specific items, or had ideas on how to do that? My/my husbands’ blog and facebook aren’t quite as popular as yours. I have a [Read More...]