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Monthly Archives: February, 2013

“A radiation of joy in the world” – Joseph Ratzinger: New Springtime depends on youth

The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) recently encored an interview with Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, the man who would soon afterwards become Pope Benedict XVI. It’s now available on YouTube. The … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The new pope should know media. [Marshall McLuhan Monday]

In an article at the Catholic Education Resource Center, journalist and author William Bole discussed a rarely-noticed section of Marshall McLuhan’s Understanding Media: Extensions of Man (1964) in which McLuhan points … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Good that we are here: My time atop Mt. Tabor

I’d like to share my experience atop Mt. Tabor with you. This was written October 2010, during my Holy Land pilgrimage: In the morning, we rode taxis that spiraled up … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

YouTube: Reflect on Sunday Gospels with Franciscan Friars

Looking for a way to prepare yourself more for Sunday Mass this Lent? The Franciscans (O.F.M.s) have a nifty YouTube channel where they’re posting a video for each Sunday of … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Seven new ways to pray the Stations of the Cross

You may be praying the Stations of the Cross at your local parish, which is a beautiful practice. Generally speaking, parishes use the traditional Stations, with prayers by the incomparable … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rapidly-changing world needs a pope [Marshall McLuhan Monday]

Pope Benedict XVI’s surprising announcement of his plans to abdicate the papacy were, for me, not surprising—once I read his official message. I think it’s become clear (to informed and … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

“The Holy Spirit does not go on holidays.” – My favorite reaction to Pope’s announcement

This week we’ve all been bombarded with reactions to Pope Benedict XVI’s announcement. I’m sure many of you are quite tired and have resigned to prayer by now. The North … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Valentine’s Day YouTube playlist: Catholic artists, great music

It’s Lent, you’re fasting and praying, and you’ve somehow gotta get through today without chocolate… MUSIC! Please enjoy this Valentine’s Day gift to you, my blog readers: a YouTube playlist, … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

5 Tips for Your Best Lent Yet

I have been on a real JOURNEY the past few months, moving from spiritual shallowness, to realizing a need for healing in my life, and seeking the resources to obtain … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Faith frees us. [Marshall McLuhan Monday]

Marshall McLuhan is not only my favorite media thinker, but a role model. That’s what the Marshall McLuhan Mondays series is really all about. As we prepare to enter the … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 1 Comment
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