Compassion and Prayers for Amy Winehouse

I don’t know why I’ve felt drawn to scour YouTube videos and online articles about the death of Amy Winehouse, but I have. I’ve become engrossed in the life of this girl whose rebel facade supposedly wasn’t an accurate representation the sweet and giving person she was, and who (according to...

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,...

Any Other “Worriers” Out There?

Even though I know it’s futile to worry about things I can’t control and I know that God is masterfully steering our lives (and won’t give us anything we can’t handle), I can’t help but worry! My brain activity stubbornly reverts to: What if…[insert disaster]. What if…[insert failure]. I have...

Chance to Win a Free Book!

Catholic Mom.com is offering a chance to win a free copy of one of our new Servant Books: Happy Catholic by Julie Davis. Go to this blog post and share what makes YOU a Happy Catholic and you could win a copy! In this book, Julie taps into quotes not only from Scripture and John Paul II, but from...

Why I Love Being Catholic

I really do love being Catholic, though that wasn’t always the case. Growing up in the southern United States, I was a minority among the Protestants, especially in the rural town of Statesboro, Georgia, where I went to college. I’m ashamed to admit that one day a professor asked my class if anyone was...

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