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Pop Art as Sacred Art?

Blog Published: November 18, 2013

When Pope John XXIII threw open the window opening the Church to the modern world, I'm not sure he specifically had pop culture in mind, but why not? ... I started thinking about this after reading an interesting article called "The good books: how church used pop art to guide young"... It's an interesting read with a look at the covers of several pamphlets that pose tantalizing questions related to sexuality, vocation, drinking, and well, more sexuality.  

Nuns and Pope John XXIII

Blog Published: July 9, 2013

I have a special fondness for Pope John XXIII who to me exemplifies a spirit of "humility, simplicity, and zeal" (to borrow from Saint Alphonsus and Redemptorist spirituality).

AS135 Ask Sister - what the Pope does all day, manly manners, prayerful careful driving, houseplants in the convent

Podcast Recorded: April 14, 2013

AS135 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 3, 2013.  

 
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The Pope App takes you to Saint Peter's Square

Blog Published: April 1, 2013

I just read that The Pope App is now the “most downloaded news app for iPhone in the U.S.” and in several other countries.  I was not among that multitude of downloaders, at least not until Easter week.

The Inaugural Mass Celebration with Pope Francis

Blog Published: March 19, 2013

God bless, Pope Francis! What a wonderful mass as the pope celebrates the liturgy with the whole church and world! We give thanks for Pope Francis's "yes" to our God. Here are some photos from the mass this morning.

Blessings for Pope Francis

Blog Published: March 14, 2013

Share your blessings for our newly elected Pope Francis! When Pope Francis spoke from the portico above St. Peter's Square in Rome yesterday, he invited people worldwide to pray for him. 

 

 

AS131 Ask Sister - should vegetarians give up veggies on Fridays in Lent, would you be a priest if you could, GPS nun-finder

Podcast Recorded: February 20, 2013

AS131 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 20, 2013. 

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