Category Archives: Catholic Blogs

Catholic Roundup 105: Catholic Speaker Month, Spotlight on Chris Padgett


  In 2009, Matthew Warner spearheaded a very successful  Support a Catholic Speaker Month, where he enlisted 100 Catholic Bloggers to write about 100 Catholic speakers.  This year, Brandon Vogt, the author of The Church and New Media, is hosting Support a Catholic Speaker Month 2012 with the same premise. I signed up to do […]

Review: Come My Beloved

Some articles, blog posts or songs come very quickly.  Others tend to percolate for a longer period of time.  This post was on my mind for a couple of years, and in my draft folder for about 7 months when Ellen Gable sent me a review copy of her recent book, Come My Beloved: Inspiring […]

Letters from Rome

Sorry for the long delay between podcasts.  We did record a podcast about 10 days ago but we had technical difficulties with the audio.  We have been really enjoying a family camping vacation in the Rockies. Until our next podcast, please enjoy, Letters from Rome, a talk I gave at the PAB2011 conference on June […]

Quick facts about the blogs selected for the Vatican blogger meetup

This weekend the Pontifical Council for Social Communications published their invitations to 150 Catholic bloggers to attend the Vatican blog meeting on May 2.  They received over 750 applications and selected 150 bloggers from across the world. Notable English bloggers include Father Roderick Vonhögen from SQPN, Lisa Hendey from, and Katrina Ebersole, from the Crescat. Congratulations to all 150 […]

I’ve been tagged

I have been tagged with a Lenten meme. Puff the Magic Dragon (love the nickname) from the New Toronto Catholic Blog and The Sword’s Spirit has challenged 5 bloggers to share why they love Jesus. Da rules: Those tagged will share 5 things they “love” about Jesus/ Or why they love Jesus Those tagged will tag […]

Guest Post: 11 Degrees to Susan B Anthony

Today we have another guest post by Suzanne at Six Degrees of Pope John Paul II who makes a connection between Pope John Paul II and Susan B. Anthony is just 11 steps.  More importantly, she reminds us that the early suffragettes were staunchly pro-life.  An excerpt of her post is below.   Susan B. […]

Meeting Friends “In Real Life”

One of the things I love about doing these special advent and lenten projects for Catholic Roundup, is the new people I meet through the projects.  I first met Daniel from the Special Chronicles Podcast 2 years ago when he joined us for our online day of reflection. Yesterday we got to meet Ellen Gable and […]

Guest Post: Anonymous Girl

Today I have our first guest post of the 40 Days of Catholic Media.  Suzanne over at The 6 Degrees of John Paul II has an inspiring post about Anonymous Girl, a young lady who had the faith and courage to write a prayer to the Blessed Mother on the wall of a Gestapo cell in […]