Category Archives: Cool Stuff

The Woman at the Well

This video is a modern take on John 4:3-30 where Jesus encounters a Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well.

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Baby Caught Tebowing on Ultrasound

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My Pastor Climbed a Mountain…

And Deacon Greg beat me to the punch. Again. Sigh. This early bird needs to start looking for worms much earlier.  I–and our entire parish–am just very thankful that Monsignor Bognanno made it back in one piece. Our prayers were … Continue reading

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Baby Got Book?

Dr. Tom Neal is the director of the St. Joseph’s Educational Center for the Diocese of Des Moines. He is a theologian and a gifted teacher. I always take something profound from his talks even when I know the subject … Continue reading

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God, Prayer and Tebow Time

My favorite deacons is a very happy Bronco fan. He was leading the Youth Group on Sunday evening, but I sent him several text messages to keep him up on the Bronco vs Steelers score. I don’t understand football, so … Continue reading

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Mass on a Mountain

Oh boy. I really have to get into a blog (reading and posting) routine. Our pastor is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, and I missed a picture on the Diocese of Des Moines Facebook page. But Deacon Greg is, as always, on … Continue reading

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Sodom and Gomorrah Excavated

and the LORD rained down sulfur upon Sodom and Gomorrah,  fire from the LORD out of heaven. He overthrew those cities and the whole Plain, together with the inhabitants of the cities and the produce of the soil. 26But Lot’s wife looked … Continue reading

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Dinosaur on Ice

This is very clever. H/T Mark Shea

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Priceless Religious Relic Found in Tennessee Mobile Home

Just for the record, I haven’t given up blogging.  It has been a wee bit stressful around here, and I still have a lot on my plate. But I am going to start blogging something everyday beginning on Monday even … Continue reading

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Polar Bears are from Ireland

My favorite deacon, who hails from Ireland, claims that almost everything originates from Ireland. Including Adam and Eve. I hate to encourage him, but in the case of polar bears, it appears that genetics are on his side. Excerpt: Researchers … Continue reading

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