A Playlist for the Triduum: Holy Saturday

As the Light of Christ illumines the darkness, we tell the stories of God’s saving works throughout time and worship Jesus who conquers death to raise us to new life. How strange it will be not to baptize or confirm anyone at this year’s Easter Vigil, but...

A Playlist for the Triduum: Good Friday

View the Holy Thursday playlist here. As we continue our journey with Christ in His passion, let us pray. Father, I Put My Life In Your Hands (Psalm 31), John Michael Talbot Stabat Mater, Giovanni Felice Sances, sung by Nuria Rial with L’Arpeggiata From Bach’s St....

A Playlist for the Triduum: Holy Thursday

This is a strange time to be alive, and a strange time in which to worship. As Christians everywhere prepare to enter Holy Week, we do so in unprecedented ways, with liturgies streamed via television and internet, gathered as the Body of Christ but separated from the...

Can I Eat That? A Guide to Weird Lenten Foods

I live in Louisiana, where it’s actually quite difficult to consider Lent a penitential season. No meat—go eat seafood. Um, okay. But there are plenty of more obscure ways to fulfill your Lenten fast. So just in case you somehow manage to get tired of crawfish, crab,...

The Exorcist: “An Argument for God”

One afternoon in theology class, his professor riffed about a case of demonic possession that had recently occurred in the Washington area. Something about it struck a nerve. “I remember thinking, ‘Boy, if somebody would dig into this and authenticate it and show that...

Jennifer the Damned ON SALE!

Thanks to the good folks at Catholic Reads, the paperback of Jennifer the Damned is currently on sale for its lowest price EVER! You can get it for just $8.98 on Amazon or $6.33 directly from the publisher, Wiseblood Books. This offer is good through Halloween, 2019....