I've had a theory for a very long time that Pete Wentz, bassist of Fall Out Boy, has some sort of relationship with Catholicism. I've also suspected the same for Fall Out Boy frontman, Patrick Stump. After a night of internet deep diving (one of my favorite activities) I discovered I was right. Though neither … Continue reading The Future Patron Saint of Liars and Fakes
This girl! I've been writing and interning for Kate at Sancta Nomina this year and now I'm pleased to announce that I will be offering consultations of my own! Details are over on her blog, but here's an excerpt of the post I wrote for her today: As far as naming goes, I tend to … Continue reading Guess Who’s a Baby Naming Consultant?
I had the cool opportunity to talk with Todd Sylvester and Ellen Taylor on their LA (that's "Lower Alabama") Morning Show on Archangel Radio this morning about an article I wrote for EpicPew (These Saints with Feasts During Lent Will WOW You). It was a great little conversation. You can watch the replay here (I … Continue reading LA Morning Show on Archangel Radio
Hopefully listening to my podcast! Up Too Late is a late night show style comedy podcast hosted by me. My aim is to be funny and have fun and hopefully you'll do the same. I'm very blessed that Grexly, the podcast arm of CatholicTV picked up my podcast and is editing, producing, and hosting it … Continue reading What are you doing up so late??
Hey all! In celebration of my 35th birthday and since I celebrate in an octave, I'm giving a present to you! You can win a copy of each of the books I've contributed to "Epic Saints: Wild, Wonderful, and Weird Stories of God's Heroes" and "Catholic Hipster: The Next Level". I created parts of these! … Continue reading GIVEAWAY ALERT! Books to Which I’ve Contributed
Emily has a beautiful way of telling the story of all the players in the Stations of Cross in a new and refreshing way. Have you ever considered that Simon of Cyrene was a tired traveler who came to Jerusalem from Africa for Passover and then was pressed into helping carry the cross?
Just wanted to quickly bring to your attention a campaign for a new Catholic card game for kids. Brought to you by the makers of Fishing for Saints, My Catholic Kids has developed a new game based off of the classic game Uno. Unus Deus combines the gameplay of Uno with liturgical colors and symbols, … Continue reading A Liturgical Take On a Classic Card Game
St. Mary of Egypt Mary was a hermitess who lived alone in the desert of Egypt for forty-seven years as penance for her previously sinful life. In a chance meeting approximately one year before her death, she encountered St. Zosimas and recounted her life story to him. She told him that she had run away to Alexandria as … Continue reading Saints Every Catholic Hipster Needs to Know About
Pittsburgh is a beautiful city with plenty of ethnic diversity and several unique churches. Residents and visitors agree that Primanti Bros. is a mandatory stop when visiting, and that if you take in a Pirates game, you'll be treated to a pierogi race. Or, check out a Penguins game and enjoy the home team winning. … Continue reading If You Love the Catholic Church and Good Food, Pittsburgh Is Your Next Pilgrimage Destination
1. "Shake it off" Mark 6:10-11 "He said to them, 'Wherever you enter a house, stay there until you leave from there. Whatever place does not welcome you or listen to you, leave there and shake the dust off your feet in testimony against them.'” This one was the first I thought of. Jesus literallytells … Continue reading #TBT- If Bible Verses Were Taylor Swift Lyrics