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“On ‘The View,’ Stephen Colbert presented the Cross…”

posted by jmcgee

Stephen Colbert’s Catholicism continues to grab attention. The latest, from Kathryn Jean Lopez: “I hope that applause is for my mother’s womb.” I certainly enjoyed when Stephen Colbert slipped that in during a recent appearance on ABC’s The View. The […]

Stephen Colbert: “I love my church”

posted by jmcgee

The good people at the Religion News Service have discovered something a lot of us have known for a while: MCPF (My Close Personal Friend) Stephen Colbert is, indeed, a good Catholic boy: Colbert has said that he attends church, […]

Colbert on faith

posted by jmcgee

For various people who have wondered about the man’s religious devotion — especially in light of his recent testimony before Congress — I found this snip from an interview in 2009: Would your family all sing carols on Christmas Eve? […]

Stephen Colbert cites Matthew 25

posted by jmcgee

His now-famous — and infamous — testimony on Capitol Hill included one surprising moment when, it seems, he broke character and quoted this scripture passage. Colbert teaches Sunday school at his Catholic parish Montclaire, New Jersey. It’s nice to see […]

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Meet Montana's married priest
Earlier this week, I posted an item about Montana getting its first married priest. Now a local TV station has hopped on the bandwagon. Take a look, below.

posted 10:29:55pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

Big day in the Big Easy: 10 new deacons
Deacon Mike Talbot has the scoop: 10 men today were ordained as Permanent Deacons for the Archdiocese of New Orleans. This group of men was formally selected on the day the evacuation of New Orleans began as Hurricane Katrina approached. The immediate aftermath of the storm for this class would be

posted 6:55:42pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

Gaudete! And let's break out a carol or two...
"Gesu Bambino," anyone? This is one of my favorites, and nobody does it better than these gals: Kathleen Battle and Frederica von Staade. Enjoy.

posted 1:04:10pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

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