Category Archives: Interesting links

Vatican: The Butler Did It!

Recently, a variety of confidential Vatican documents have been leaked to the media and been used to compose books. I have only read a couple of snippets from these documents, but what is clear from the media coverage is that, … Continue reading

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A blogger gets it right about the gay marriage debate, from a Catholic perspective

All to often, the gay marriage debate is oversimplified and both pro- and contra- positions are misrepresented. So, I was very happy to see this article by Marc Barnes: 4 Ways the Gay Marriage Debate Has Been Rigged The article … Continue reading

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Remembering military chaplains on Memorial Day

This coming weekend, as we remember all the men and women who have served our country in the military, let’s not forget those who have served their spiritual needs…

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No one expects the Spanish Inquisition…

…to be explained with a parody of a song by The Human League!

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Learning to see…

Thanks to my friends at the Biltrix blog for pointing out this great video!

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Why do we call it “Good Friday”?

Thanks to Fr. Shane Johnson, who posted this on his blog on Tumbler!

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One of prayer’s biggest enemies: noise in our interior

I’ve been acquainted Br. Matthew (the seminarian in this video) on and off for years, but never got to know him very well. These videos are showing me a side of his personality that didn’t manifest itself so much in … Continue reading

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Late again…

Doug Savage’s “Savage Chickens” can be a little, um… strange… but often it’s delightfully nerdy and fun.

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A good reflection on sin from CatholicCulture.org

Dr. Jeff Mirus often has good insights. I like his recent article titled “On Temptation, Sin, SIN, and Priests”. It’s a very appropriate theme for this time of our Lenten quest for deeper conversion. If you have a few minutes, … Continue reading

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Where’s the octopus?

I think I may have shared this before, but it’s so awesome it is worth a second viewing. I think the first time I only saw the initial footage; this video includes a fascinating close-up look of octopus skin and … Continue reading

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