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My 2012 Reading List

Besides continuing my Year of C.S. Lewis, here are some books I’m planning to finish in 2012: – Confessions by St. Augustine (reading)– The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (reading)– Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson (reading)– The Everlasting Man by G.K. Chesterton– Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales– The Iliad by Homer– The Seven Storey Mountain … Continue reading

"Mother Teresa’s hand in my left, Fulton Sheen’s hand in my right…."

How many people can say that they prayed with two saints at the same time? One who can is Fr. Ed Thompson, my spiritual director and parish priest. Fr. Ed shared some of his stories with me last year in a video. Most of the tales were about his encounters with Archbishop Fulton Sheen, whose unofficial feast day is today. But one story … Continue reading

Embracing New Media and the New Evangelization

Here’s a great new video by eCatholic, one of the best Catholic web designers out there. From Adam to Moses to Bishop Fulton Sheen to Pope Benedict XVI to modern digital evangelists, the video takes you on a vibrant tour of Catholic media history. (And they even featured The Church and New Media book!)

Peter’s Retribution

Monsignor Ed Thompson, the priest who shared his wonderful experiences with Fulton Sheen, gave a solid one-liner this morning on today’s Gospel: Today’s Gospel (Luke 4:38-44)After Jesus left the synagogue, he entered the house of Simon.Simon’s mother-in-law was afflicted with a severe fever,and they interceded with him about her.He stood over her, rebuked the fever, and it left her.She got … Continue reading

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