Bishops on “The Way”

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Rebecca Hamilton is a colleague Catholic blogger here at Patheos. Rebecca is a state representative in Oklahoma and her blog is Public Catholic.A couple of days ago she posted her reflections about (her) Archbishop Paul Coakley's pilgrimage on the Camino of Santiago de Compostela in Spain: My archbishop is not a wimp. This reminded me of the movie ... Last year Martin Sheen starred in a movie written and directed by his son, Emilio Estevez. It is the fictional story of a … [Read more...]

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

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Feeling comfort from the cross for the first time

There are some things you should know about me and Jesus.I was twelve years old in 1964. On Good Friday of that year, I was just about ready to set out on my bike for the services at St. Rita’s Church when my mother mentioned in passing that Jesus wasn’t Catholic. What a shock!If Jesus wasn’t Catholic, then why all the fuss about having Protestant friends? And why hadn’t anyone told me before that he was Jewish?I felt like I had been scammed and now I’d have to recalibrate everything I knew … [Read more...]

Religious Education Congress 2011: A vibrant human mosaic

The labyrinth ANAHEIM, CALIF. -- Ask anyone who participated in the Religious Education Congress March 17-20 how they would describe the event in terms of art, and they will tell you: It’s the people. Ask author/speaker Jesuit Fr. James Martin and he will tell you that the congress -- not Disneyland across the street -- is the happiest place on earth.Charity Sr. Edith Prendergast, who heads the Los Angeles archdiocese’s Office for Religious Education, told me that she loves the con … [Read more...]

The Labyrinth: Freedom & Forgiveness Retreat October 30 in SoCAL

For more information about the film The Labyrinth and an interview with producer Jason Smith The Labyrinth Interview Ron Schmidt, SJ … [Read more...]


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