First Annual Holy Land Festival at D.C. Monastery…

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... The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington, DC will host it's first annual Holy Land Festival.The first annual Holy Land Festival will kick off at the Monastery on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. and will run until 5 p.m.The Festival It will celebrate and highlight the lives and culture of Christians in the Holy Land with exhibits, vendors, Mediterranean food, speakers, videos and tours of the Holy Land shrines. There will be display tables and vendors … [Read more...]

UPDATE — Charlotte Catholic High School’s Parent Meeting…

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... Last night, according to the Charlotte Observer, nearly 1,000 people showed up at Charlotte Catholic High School's parent meeting to "air complaints" regarding the talk given by Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel.The event was closed to the media and supposed to be for currently enrolled students and their parents only.Though the Observer and local TV stations were told to leave the campus during the meeting, a reporter from the Catholic News Herald, the diocese’s newspaper, was allowed in t … [Read more...]

A Catholic High School Teaches Catholic Doctrine and Everyone Loses Their Minds…

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... This past Friday news broke about a local Catholic high school here in Charlotte, NC. Apparently the students at Charlotte Catholic High School had a bit of a problem with a nun teaching *gasp* Catholic doctrine.Psst. It's a Catholic school. Says so right in the name.From the Catholic News Herald,CHARLOTTE — An online petition started by a student at Charlotte Catholic High School is questioning the views of a speaker at a recent assembly who spoke on human sexuality. P … [Read more...]

George Weigel to Lecture at St. Mary’s Catholic Church…

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... What are you doing February 9th at 10 am? What's that you say? Nothing. Well, then why not join me on a little road trip to Greenville, SC to hear George Weigel lecture on his new book Evangelical Catholicism : Deep Reform in the 21st Century Church? The cost is only $5. Follow the link, then download the flyer to order tickets.St. Mary's Catholic Church 111 Hampton Ave Greenville, SC 29601If you approach me and say "hello" consider your greeting a legally binding verbal … [Read more...]

I don’t always play well with others but at least I give it a try from time to time…

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... If you live in or around Charlotte the Mormons are providing area North Carolinians with free entertainment, and you don't even have to join. I think.They have over 400 Nativity scenes from all over the world on display and nightly musical performances. Sounds nice. Hopefully it doesn't have a hidden agenda.I've always been afraid of things like this. Call me religiously intolerant or whatever the phobia name is for people who dislike people from differing religions, but … [Read more...]

Theatrical Adaptation of CS Lewis’ Screwtape Letters…

Mark your calendars and check out local listings for FPA Theatre's adaptation of CS Lewis' Screwtape Letters. Also, check out Deacon Keith Fournier's review of the production here."From the moment this superb production begins, Max McLean commands both the stage and the character. His captivating presence, vocal cadence, facial and bodily expression and theatrical talent captivate the audience. He never lets go, offering a ninety minute experience that changes the participant. He inserts … [Read more...]

a Conference on English Catholicism …

Fr. Longenecker has invited readers to register for the upcoming day conference on English Catholicism at his parish, Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 3710 Augusta Road, Greenville, SC.The conference will host EWTN personalities and authors Joanna Bogle, Joseph Pearce, and Fr. Dwight Longenecker on Saturday, January 21 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.“English Catholicism: Then & Now." Topics include: English Catholic life in the Middle Ages; Feasts and Seasons; Was Shakespeare Catholic; … [Read more...]


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