78 Comments Dear Friends, I’m in the final phase of selecting the logo for my new radio show “Right Here, Right Now.” Please take a look at the logo options below and, in the comments section, tell me your 1st 2nd choices by the designated number (below each version). I’ll be deciding very soon, so […]
My new radio show, “Right Here, Right Now,” starts today
Leave a Comment Those of you who follow the goings-on in the world of Catholic radio might be interested to know that after having the privilege of hosting the Thursday edition of EWTN Radio’s “Open Line” show for five great years, I will soon be leaving “Open Line” to take over hosting duties of a […]
What Congressman Paul Ryan sees as America’s greatest challenge might surprise you
Leave a Comment Do you know what Congressman Paul Ryan identifies as the single most dangerous problem the U.S. faces right now? If you guess “the economy” or “debt” you would be wrong. His answer might surprise you when you listen to this free audio download of an eye-opening interview he did last year with […]
Who are your favorite Catholic speakers?
Leave a Comment Young Brandon Vogt, author and new-media expert, has launched an online poll where folks can vote for up to 15 of their favorite Catholic speakers. If you’d like to weigh in, just click here, or click the microphone image, and you can cast your vote. I […]
Fr. Robert Barron named new rector and president of Chicago’s Mundelein Seminary
Leave a Comment This is welcome and not entirely unexpected news, given Father Barron’s meteoric ascendancy in the Catholic media world, especially on the strength of his impressive tour-de-force video series “Catholicism” and accompanying book. With a doctorate in sacred theology from the Institut Catholique de Paris, a slew of scholarly yet accessible books on the […]
My Advice to Catholic Parents: Don’t Let Your Kids Date Non-Catholics
Do you know where the saying “God helps those who help themselves” comes from?
1 Comment Benjamin Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanac quotes it, and an English politician named Algernon Sydney (d. 1683) is said to have also proclaimed it in slightly different wording. But neither man was responsible for originating this idea. Actually, the ancient Greeks appear to have coined the phrase. Interestingly, most people assume that the phrase, […]
1 Comment The American actor James Farentino died yesterday at the age of 73. He is perhaps best known for his deft portrayal of Saint Peter the Apostle in the landmark mini-series-movie “Jesus of Nazareth.” Personally, having re-watched that excellent, moving, and instructive film countless times since its release in 1978, I’ve always felt that he […]
Quo vadis, Petre?
Leave a Comment The American actor James Farentino died yesterday at the age of 73. He is perhaps best known for his deft portrayal of Saint Peter the Apostle in the landmark ini-series-movie “Jesus of Nazareth.” Personally, having re-watched that excellent, moving, and instructive film countless times since its release in 1978, I’ve always felt that […]
Seeing people through the eyes of Christ changes your view of them
4 Comments And as you wish that men would do to you, do so to them. If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? […]