Facebook at 10: a Christ-haunted political forum, family reunion, prayer group

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Last week marked the 10th anniversary of Facebook, the social networking site founded more or less (see the 2010 film "The Social Network") by Mark Zuckerberg in his dorm room at Harvard University. OK, Wikipedia says he co-founded Facebook with four other guys, but we really don't remember them, do we? And there were three others who claimed Zuckerberg stole their idea, a legal battle that was settled out of court. In an interview Feb. 4 with Zuckerberg on the "Today" show, there was no mention … [Read more...]

Catholic Comedy Night (The Laugh Factory in LA) July 11, 2012

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Why Flannery O’Connor Matters Today

On the season finale last year of ABC's hit drama "Lost," alert viewers would have noticed that the mysterious character, Jacob (Mark Pellegrino), was reading the book Everything That Rises Must Converge. The tome is a collection of short stories by the American Catholic novelist, Flannery O'Connor who was born in Savannah, Ga. March 25, 1925 and died from lupus in Milledgeville, Ga., outside of Atlanta in 1964.The book's title story is about an arrogant young man, Julian, whose bigoted mother … [Read more...]

Sr. Rose’s My Movies Weblog about to reach 100,000 hits in a year!

 I will be flying over the Pacific to Singapore when the magic 100,000 is reached and I will be praying for all visitors and readers. Blessings and thanks for visiting!Sr RoseI started this blog about a year ago (when AOL closed down its Journal service) and it has received, as of this moment, just under 100,000 hits! thank you for your visits! … [Read more...]


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