Cool to Be Catholic

There’s a Catholic in the White House again! Well, not exactly. But in today’s media drenched culture, the news that Stephen Colbert, who is open about his Catholicism, will succeed David Letterman as host of the CBS late night show next year is a close equivalent to John F. Kennedy’s...

God’s Strength Provides

Our guest blogger today is Drew Savoy, a senior at Anderson University in Indiana. He studies communications with a journalism concentration. He works for The Andersonian (student newspaper) and also broadcasts baseball and basketball games for 98.7 WQME. One thing I have struggled with my entire life is my...

Report from LA REC

Earlier this month I attended my fourth annual LA Religious Ed Congress in Anaheim. As always it was a full and fruitful event. With over 40,000 in attendance (15,000 on Youth Day), there was always something to do or someone to talk to. Here are a few of the many highlights: Never Alone, Always...

The Greatest Gift of All

When my daughter Monica turned 16 earlier this month, I thought long and hard about the best way to make her “sweet 16” a special occasion. I thought about hosting a surprise birthday party for her, or a family dinner, or giving her a special, memorable gift. The only problem with having a family...

A Kaleidoscope of Catholics

Yesterday marked the official opening of the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, one of the largest gatherings of Catholics in the United States today with over 25,000 people attending. (Youth Day, held on Thursday, draws over 15,000 young people for a day of music, prayer, workshops, and...

Come Check Us Out!

One of my favorite parts of my job is attending conferences. This week, I head to Los Angeles for the Religious Education Congress, where Franciscan Media will exhibit. I truly enjoy working in the booth with my colleagues, meeting other Catholics, and getting the chance to talk to our customers. Whether...

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