Inspired: school principal announces snow closing with “Let It Go”

It happened in Rhode Island: The storm has forced multiple businesses and schools to shutdown, including Moses Brown School in Providence. Head of School Matt Glendinning made a creative cancellation announcement by reworking Frozen‘s smash hit “Let It Go” into a snow day anthem. Aptly dressed in mittens, a beanie, and a scarf, the principal steps in [Read More...]

Now I’ve seen everything: ladies and gentlemen, the hip hop pope

This is a scream. From the mischievously creative mind of Fr. Darryl Millette, from the Diocese of Saskatoon—who obviously has far too much time on his hands. Enjoy! [Read more...]

More from Fr. Joshua, the rapping priest—and a simply sensational vocations video, to boot

Jack Maguire, Social Media Coordinator at Ascension Press, dropped me a line today: Ascension Press just released a vocations video featuring Fr. Joshua. I thought you may be interested in sharing this as a followup to your initial post. The video goes into greater detail on Fr. Joshua’s conversion and his journey to the priesthood. Put [Read More...]

An amazing rendition of “Amazing Grace”

Someone sent this to me this afternoon, and it’s too good not to share. From Carnegie Hall a few years ago. Just watch. You may never hear this particular hymn the same way again. Image from U.S.DreamAcademy.org [Read more...]

Lamb chimes in during papal blessing

St. Agnes via Wikipedia From the good people at Rome Reports, a short video showing the traditional blessing for the Feast of St. Agnes—and one attendee who had something to get off its chest. Pity he wasn’t blessing rabbits. [Read more...]

Family and faith: Michael Keaton’s poignant acceptance speech at the Golden Globes

He thanked his mother who prayed the rosary and went to Mass, and his large family. Take a look below. [Read more...]

Must-see video: famed Cebu prison dancers practice routine for Pope Francis

You may remember these orange-clad dancers from their iconic performance of “Thriller” some years back: Some background: CPDRC Dancing Inmates or the CPDRC dancers is a collective of prison inmates in Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), a maximum security prison in Cebu, in Cebu Province, Philippines where the prisoners perform dance routines as part of their daily exercise and rehabilitation, and many of their [Read More...]

RIP, Andraé Crouch

The gospel legend is going to see The King. He died Thursday at 72. From The Los Angeles Times:  Crouch, a Los Angeles native, died about 4:30 p.m. at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles from complications after having a heart attack on Saturday, according to Brian Mayes. “Today my twin brother, womb-mate and [Read More...]

Fasten your seatbelts: a quick trip on the pope’s plane

Here’s something altogether different, from Rome Reports: a glimpse inside the plane that carries the pope on his various trips. Take a look. And remember to keep your tray table closed and your seat in the upright position. [Read more...]

After “paying it forward,” Kentucky priest gets a surprise donation

You might remember this story from last week, about a priest in Kentucky “paying it forward” by giving away thousands of dollars for Christmas. Now, an anonymous donor is paying it forward, back to his church—and in a big way. What a great start to the new year. Check out the video below. LEX18.com | [Read More...]


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