Lino Rulli and Matthew Kelly in the house!

Lino and me in the studio. Much to the delight of the St. Anthony Messenger Press staff, Lino Rulli, “The Catholic Guy,” has been gracing the hallways of our office since Monday morning. He’s here at our studio recording the audiobook version of his soon-to-be-released first book, Sinner. The book,...

A Look at Psalm 9

The psalmist begins with a heart filled with gratitude.  As we proceed, we discover that he must be a king.  He thanks God for overcoming the nations.  As usual, God has been faithful to his covenant and protected the king and the nation from destruction and has passed right judgment on those would harm...

Even Google can’t help me now

A few years back, my husband and my teenage cousins just about blew up the Internet by going to Google to learn how to create a “Mii” character of Admiral Ackbar from “Star Wars” for use in playing Wii Sports. Aside from that being a plainly surreal moment (My husband’s age at...

“On This Day, We Ask Two Chairs”

(This post is adapted from an article that originally appeared in The Catholic Telegraph. Used with permission.) When I was in high school, I worked as a catechist for children with Downs Syndrome. My special charge was Kenny, a very shy 12-year-old boy. In May, Sr. Mary Celestine told us to prepare the...

May is for Music Lovers and 40th Anniversaries!

The Cincinnati May Festival is an annual choral festival held during two weekends in May in Cincinnati, Ohio. The festival’s roots go back to the 1840s, when Saengerfests were held in our city, bringing together many of the local choruses and the many English and German singing societies throughout the...

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