Category Archives: Blog News

430 Followers! YIMCatholic Has Left Patheos. Here’s The 411…

Aloha, readers! Remember me? This is just a short dispatch to let you know that the blogging colossus *cough* you’ve known, loved, and followed all these years, has resigned his commission at the Patheos Catholic Channel. Henceforward, I’ll be cruising … Continue reading

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10 Spots Open On A Pilgrimage Trip To The Holy Land…

  If you would like to go, and you are free the first two weeks of December, then you might want to hop on this opportunity. My wife and I are taking the trip, so be warned. An Archbishop is … Continue reading

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Joe Six-Pack’s Succinct Thoughts On ISIS, Archbishop Sheen, The Whirlwind At The Archdiocese of Pravda, And MOAR

It’s been a weird month so far in the internet version of Catholiclandia and we’re only up to day 6. You may have noticed that I haven’t posted a cotton-picking thing since the month began. I assure you, my lack … Continue reading

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Tune In To “A Closer Look” Tonight As A Passel Of Catholics Talk About ISIS, Iraq, And What It All Means

I’ll be joining the panel tonight at 6 pm ET talking about Iraq, Middle East persecution of Christians (and other religious minorities), lawless bandits acting like nation states, whether neighboring countries care, etc., with Elizabeth Scalia, Tod Worner, and the golden … Continue reading

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Because I Don’t Deserve The Graces That Have Been Bestowed Upon Me, Including Folks Reading This Blog

You’ll probably want to stop checking in on my blog now, seeing as I don’t have any deep thoughts to offer on whatever the various concerns of the day might be. Yes, you would be justified in removing my blog … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Wishes Patheos A Happy 5th Birthday!

Wow! Just in time for the the big celebration, this communique just made its way into my “in” basket. I tried to call your offices in Denver, and wish your website a happy birthday, but your number is unlisted. Instead, … Continue reading

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Does God Hate Flags? An Answer On The 69th Anniversary Of The Flag Raising On Iwo Jima

I saw a blog post with this title recently: God Hates Flags: The Public Nature of Theology. It’s a pretty good piece written by Artur Rosman regarding the events going down in Ukraine. I respect Rosman’s viewpoints regarding events in Eastern Europe, … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars For The 33rd Annual Chesterton Conference

The 33rd Annual Chesterton Conference will be held at University of Saint Mary of the Lake (Mundelein Seminary) in Mundelein, Illinois, from July 31-August 2, 2014. Hmmm. That’s where Fr. Robert Barron and the Word on Fire gang hang their … Continue reading

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Patheos Catholic Bloggers Spotted in Pasadena!

A few feet away from the grocery store where I once stumbled upon Stephen Hawking, I got to meet Joanne McPortland and Will Duquette. My family and I met them yesterday after mass at our former parish, and we introduced … Continue reading

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For the Next Two Weeks I’m On Vacation…

And it’s an honest to goodness vacation, too. Not two weeks off to power out a book (me? write a book? LOL!). Not two weeks off for a silent retreat (I kinda just had one, as my wife and kids … Continue reading

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