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Monthly Archives: September, 2012

How to Defeat Lucifer ‘Like Mike’

Today, I recall Bishop Patrick Zurek marking my forehead with chrism saying, “Michael the Archangel, be sealed with the Holy Spirit.” Ever since, my heavenly patron has been teaching me … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Are we losing ‘touch’ thanks to new media? PLUS women’s intuition [Marshall McLuhan Monday Makeup]

My apologies to all you Marshall McLuhan Monday fans; my Monday was spent without blogging opportunities. Hence, the extra ‘M’ today. Are new media helping us lose touch with the … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

YouTube empowers Deaf Apostolates

Did you know that Catholic priests were pioneers in sign language and Deaf education? I didn’t, until my little sister told me. She’s away at college studying American Sign Language. … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Why the Electric Generation Prefers Habits on Nuns [Marshall McLuhan Monday]

It’s made news for the last few years: Young adults entering religious life are opting for more traditional religious orders. From the National Religious Vocation Conference: Both men and women … Continue reading

September 17, 2012 · 7 Comments

Why meditate on Mary’s sorrows? Immaculee Ilibagiza answers.

Immaculee Ilibagiza¬†answers a question especially appropriate today: When I first heard about the Seven Sorrows Rosary, I remember thinking, “This is sad to meditate on sorrows.” When you get to … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Site Inspiration – Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C.

Here comes another cathedral – this time, in the capitol city. My first impression of this website was its impeccable organization. When you organize your website in such a way … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Site Inspiration – St. Stephen Cathedral in Owensboro

Sometimes in design, less is more. Generally, when you find a “bare bones” or “minimalist” parish website, it’s not a pretty sight. However, Saint Stephen Cathedral in Owensboro, Kentucky, has … Continue reading

September 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Site Inspiration – St. Peter Claver School in Tampa

I enjoy stumbling upon fantastic Catholic school websites. Don’t you? Saint Peter Claver Catholic School in Tampa, Florida, did something seemingly unthinkable for Catholic organizations: hired experts. That’s why this … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Many theologians are just playing games. Are you? [Marshall McLuhan Monday]

In a 1970 conversation with Hubert Hoskins (now called “Electronic Consciousness and the Church”), Marshall McLuhan drew a key distinction between perceiving God and conceiving of God. An excerpt: MCLUHAN: … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

My art, inspired by Mary

Since my youngest years, a few of my favorite things have been fresh boxes of crayons, markers, pencils, pens, or anything else I might use for creating. Middle school art … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

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