Around the Web 12/13

Feast of St. Lucy Why are there eyeballs on that platter??? The legends surrounding the 4th century martyr addressed on Catholic Online. St. Lucy’s day is associated with candles and bonfires; we’ll be roasting marshmallows tonight.   The Splendor of Miniature Books Sometimes, the most impractical things are also the most alluring: Our Lady of

Around the Web, 11/8

Abortion is Not a Holocaust  Rebecca Bratten Weiss writes “Why I Refuse to Refer to Abortion as a Holocaust” on here blog, Suspended in Her Jar. This comparison is unfortunately made by more than a few in the pro-life camp. Rebecca gives reasons why it is both degrading to women and counterproductive. Leave your Leaves

Around the Web: 10/30

Some of the highlights of what I’ve seen and read on the web: Reformation At the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, it’s interesting to see the various ways Catholics approach the topic. Catholic Answers promotes their new Reformation apologetics DVD,while Pope Francis praises founder of Methodism, John Wesley. I think this approach, however, needs to

Around the Web, 10/2

Why Millennials are skipping Mass A thoughtful article by Jackie Semmens in America. “But the growing dissatisfaction goes deeper than preferring brunch with friends over stilted coffee and donuts. Millennials, many with a passion for social justice rooted in their Catholic values and upbringing, are dissatisfied with an institution that preaches community and compassion and