Archive for April 2014

Who will replace Cardinal George as the next Archbishop of Chicago?

Who will replace Cardinal George as the next Archbishop of Chicago?  There has long been speculation of the Cardinal’s successor ever since he was stricken with cancer. I don’t really care who is chosen by Pope Francis, but I do have an idea of what the next Cardinal should do.  The next Cardinal should check... Read more »

The Catholic Church has two new saints

The Catholic Church has two new saints!  No other time in the Catholic Church’s history have two Popes been canonized.  Not only that, but the canonization was witnessed by the retired Pope Benedict XVI. Sainthood is one of those things that I’ve always felt happened to other people.  In reality sainthood is for everyone.  We... Read more »

Catholic Kitchen Kitsch

I was reading Elizabeth Scalia’s (The Anchoress) blog post, How I Loved My Kitschy Madonna, when I realized I have my very own Catholic Kitchen Kitsch! We have lived in this house thirty-one and half years and I just didn’t pay much attention to the switch plate that has been in the kitchen all these years (and... Read more »
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What kind of prayer life do you have?

What kind of prayer life do you have? Father Jonathan Morris says that most people struggle with their prayer life and it usually comes down to praying when things get bad or asking God for “things.” Though I pray daily, I am always conscious of asking God for anything for myself.  When it comes to... Read more »

Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ will be aired Palm Sunday, April 13 on UP TV

Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ will be aired on Palm Sunday, April 13 on UP TV.  This is the first time this film (edited-for-television) will be shown on commercial television and coincides with the founding of UP TV (formerly the Gospel Music Channel) a decade ago. I remember seeing the movie with my... Read more »