Bread and circuses, birth control and burgers

Why employers? That’s been a thought that has come back to me again and again ever since President Obama first proposed his Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”). Why should employers be required to pay for health care? Health insurance is an historical quirk. When you think about it, it’s strange that we require our employers pay […]

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Book Review: The Martian, by Andy Weir

On the sixth day of the third manned mission to Mars everything went wrong. A planned 30-day mission was cut short and while everyone was rushing to the spaceship to escape disaster, one man was left behind, thought to be killed, and now left to figure out for himself how to survive until he can […]

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Book Review and Giveaway: Win a copy of The Little Oratory: A Beginner’s Guide to Praying in the Home

Update: We have a winner! Congratulations to Maureen Hallagan. You should receive your book soon and I hope you enjoy it. If you didn’t win and you’d like your own copy, feel free to click on the image of the book cover. Melanie and I will get a little bit of credit from Amazon, which […]

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My big news: I’m leaving my job

So this is big news. In the coming weeks – we’re working on the exact timing– I will be leaving my position with the Archdiocese of Boston as Creative Director of New Media and Producer of The Good Catholic Life radio program. In the near future I will be taking a new position as Communications […]

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Wearing the Cape is a Great New Book Series

At the beginning of the year, Fr. Roderick Vonhögen of SQPN in his podcast “Geekpriest” recommended a new ebook he’d picked up on Amazon called “Wearing the Cape – The Beginning”. It was a free Kindle book that gave the reader the first 13 chapters gratis, enough to pull you into the story and spend […]

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