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100 Resources for the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul

Make use of these resources in sharing St. Vincent’s story and our spirituality as we approach the Feast Day of St. Vincent de Paul.

Vincentian leader speaks out about the media

David W. Barringer, CEO of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, asks where are the cries of the millions of Americans who are poor? Where are the stories about poverty, need and disaster, or the solutions to these problems?

Pope Francis’ major media innovation

What would you say is the major media innovation of Pope Francis? L’Osservatore Romano  writes "I believe that the major innovation consists in his ability to make himself understood by people of every origin. " “More than 9,300,000 followers and, thanks to retweets,...

Some surprising Papal firsts

Who was the first pope to appear on film: Leo XIII, [1878 - 1903] in 1896. make a radio broadcast: Pius XI, [1922 - 1939] c. 1931. have a ‘full-length’ movie made about him: Pius XII, [1939 - 1958], in 1942 the movie called ‘Pastor Angelus‘ (angelic shepard) per...
Fr. Robert Barron – On the New Evangelization and New Media

Fr. Baron on new evangelization and media

How can we think about "new evangelization" AND "media" Fr. Robert Barron offers his reflections in this YouTube video. He has become one of the main faces of American Catholicism. Outside the academic world, Fr. Barron is best known for his...

How to defend faith without raising your voice

It is about winning friends, not arguments. It is about shedding light, not heat. It's about reframing the argument so hearts can be opened and minds can be inspired. How to Defend the Faith without Raising Your Voice is a new sort of apologetics. It is for those...

Blogging Bishops

Blogging Bishops

With a tip of the hat to Aggie Catholics for getting things rolling – CathholicTechTalk presents a [growing] list of Bishops Who Blog. Or podcast. Or write a column that's available on the web.  

Another Papal First – Call to Space Station

April 22, 2011. (Romereports.com) On May 4 Benedict XVI will be the first pope to make a phone call into space. He will be in satellite contact with the international space station to mark the arrival of the shuttle endeavor. The pope is expected to speak with the...

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