Saturday, November 15, 2014

Almsgiving Isn't Enough

Real political action is required.

Conference on Ecclesial Movements

What Does This Portend for Chicago?


A Longer List of Past Episodes for Thistle and Shamrock

at NPR, more than the website for the show.

Some Libertarians Would Disagree that Distributism is Non-Statist

Distributism Isn’t Outdated by James Mumford
G.K. Chesterton offers a non-statist vision for economic and social change that's still relevant in the age of the iPhone.

The Ugly Legacy of Latin Church-State Relations

Latin America: The Un-Evangelized Continent?

Your Favorite Historical Period?

And after the age of cheap carbon-based energy is over?

Not Going to Make This

Over at Five Wounds Church: Saturday, November 15: Five Wounds Centennial Extraordinary Form Mass

I bet the blog will have photos.

Fight the Power

Fr. John Behr to Give Annual Advent Retreat at Holy Trinity Cathedral

Friday, November 14, 2014

BCM Gunfighter Carbine Stock

Corrupting Young and Old Alike

Getting Desperate?

Post by RT.

A Second Chance for Longmire?

He Should Come to SF Again

Joseph Pearce Responds to the Authors of The Hobbit Party

Tolkien and Belloc vs. Richards and Witt

Thomas Fleming on Immigration

This Land is My Land


Opens Valentine's Day. Pathetic.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The 3rd Annual California Banjo Extravaganza

Starring Tony Furtado, Mark Johnson and Bill Evans
With John Reischman, Sharon Gilchrist, Jim Nunally and Chad Manning

At F&S on Saturday, November 15.
At DQ on Sunday, November 16.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Wyoming Catholic College Alumnus

Sandara Park and Steven Yeun Skit

This Weekend...

Probably will be disappointing, and not realistic enough in terms of tactics.

St. Demetrios of Thessalonica

As it was his feast day recently, I was thinking that maybe a movie about him would be a good project - sword and sandals, early Church, a manly saint. A lot of creative license would be required in constructing his life but someone with talent could do it.

Holy Demetrius the Myrrhgusher of Thessalonica
Even Huffpo

The Church Of Aghios (Saint) Demetrios

St. Demetrios in Seattle

Kathy Mattea - Lonesome Standard Time

Jared Diamond to be in SF

Commonwealth Club, December 9.
His website.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

CNS Video on Norcia

From last year

Monday, November 10, 2014

Being an Warrior for Christ

What is an Adult Scout?

And why is that more meaningful than "citizen"?

Pope calls on scouts to lead the way in the family, in creation, in the cities

Zenit: Pope's Address to Italian Catholic Adult Scouts on Movement's 60th Anniversary

Rome Reports

An Exchange on Tolkien

Distributism in the Shire: The Political Kinship of Tolkien & Belloc by Joseph Pearce
Tolkien vs. Belloc on Distributism: A Response to Joseph Pearce by Jay Wesley Richards and Jonathan Witt (authors of that Hobbit Party book)

I Bet the Fans Want More Calvin and Hobbes

Is Bill Watterson Staging a Comeback? by Gracy Olmstead


(via Fr. Z)

A Last Hurrah for the 90s?

You Say You Want A 10-Hour NC-17 Sequel To ARMY OF DARKNESS?? Bruce Campbell To Star In 10 Episodes Of Starz’ ASH VS. EVIL DEAD!!

A new trailer for Ridley Scott's "Exodus" movie.

Inclined to Skip It


Lost in Space With Christopher Nolan by LOUIS PROYECT

Maybe Nolan is overrated as a director... and Hans Zimmer is overrated as a composer.

The Importance of the Classical Education for Christians

Why Christians Need the Classical Tradition by E. Christian Kopff

The Thunder Rolls - Pickin' & Singing': The Bluegrass Tribute to Garth Brooks