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Opinions expressed on the Insight Scoop weblog are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the positions of Ignatius Press. Links on this weblog to articles do not necessarily imply agreement by the author or by Ignatius Press with the contents of the articles. Links are provided to foster discussion of important issues. Readers should make their own evaluations of the contents of such articles.

Postscripts From The Catholic Spitfire Grill  

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Rorate Caeli  

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Contributors:New Catholic - Catholic convert. Contact me at: newcatholic@gmail.com Please, pray for me.

  • Al Trovato - 
  • Rev. Fr. L. Demets, FSSP

Age: 38Male
Location: North Little Rock : Arkansas : United States

Prêtre catholique de la Fraternité Sacerdotale Saint Pierre. Ordonné le 1er juillet 2000 à Wigratzbad ( Allemagne ) Actuellement chapelain de la Communauté Saint-Jean Baptiste pour la Liturgie traditionnelle en Arkansas. I am a Catholic Priest, member of the Fraternity of Saint Peter. I was ordained on July 1st 2000 in Wigratzbad ( Germany ) I am the Chaplain of the Latin Mass Community - Saint John the Baptist - in Arkansas.

  • Michael Sternbeck

Gender: Male
Industry: Religion
Location: Newcastle : NSW : Australia

  • Carlos A. Palad
Industry: Communications or Media
Occupation: Public Affairs Officer
Location: Quezon City : Metro Manila : Philippines

Public Affairs Officer, Chemrez Technologies, Inc. and a member of the following: The Philippine Biodiesel Association (TPBA), Partnership for Clean Air (PCA), and Concerned Citizens Against Pollution (COCAP)

  • Mornac
Gender: Male
Location: Chicago : United States
  • Bonetus
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Location: United States

This poor sinner is an adult Catholic convert, a layman, husband, and father of five. By God's inestimable grace, he believes all the truths which the Holy Catholic Church teaches because God has revealed them, who can neither deceive nor be deceived, and to the Divine Heart of Jesus, King of the Universe, he offers his poor actions in order to obtain that all hearts may acknowledge His sacred royalty, and that thus the reign of His peace may be established in every nation and throughout the universe.

           What is this? 
Instead of simply bothering other people in their website, I've decided to create my own weblog.

It is named after the first words of the Mass (Introit) of the day in which it was established, the Fourth Sunday of Advent. It truly is one of the most beautiful of all Introits in the Liturgical Year.

oráte, cæli, désuper, et nubes pluant justum: aperiátur terra, et gérminet Salvatórem. (Drop down dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain the Just: let the earth be opened and bud forth a Savior.) Ps. 18, 2 Cæli enárrant glóriam Dei: et ópera mánuum ejus annúntiat firmaméntum. (The heavens show forth the glory of God: and the firmament declareth the work of His hands.) Glória Patri...

The imagery of celestial dew, a favorite of the Latin Church (it is mentioned, for instance, in the Traditional formula for the Consecration of Bishops), is often repeated in these words adapted from Isaias. The same words are repeated throughout Advent in responsories of the Divine Office, partly in the Introit of the Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary (S. Maria in Sabbato) in Advent, as well as in several other traditional liturgical texts of the West.

The audio and image files of the Introit are available here and an actual audio recording of it is available here (mp3 file; the quality is poor, but one can clearly hear the metalic sounds of the chains of thuribles...).

Cardinal Seán’s Blog  

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Cardinal Seán shares his reflections & experiences.

Good evening.

I�m sure your day has been just as full as mine. I began my day by celebrating mass at the Cathedral Rectory Chapel at 7:30 this morning and had a productive meeting with the Presbyteral Council from 10:30 until 2:00 this afternoon. The Council consists of priests who are elected by their peers and we regularly meet to discuss Archdiocesan matters. Their input greatly serves in assisting me as Archbishop and I�m always grateful for their time. In addition to several other meetings, I read through my mail and just had enough time to pack my bag.

Thank you for visiting my blog. This is my first experience writing a blog, as it�s also a new venture for the Archdiocese.

Communicating with, supporting and serving Catholics of the Archdiocese at each of our Parishes are our top priorities. This blog is our newest effort to speak directly with you, as I�m looking forward to sharing my Rome experiences with everyone.

As I return to the Eternal City, only a short time since the Consistory, someone asked me this week, what are my favorite memories from that time in March. My fondest memories are from being with my family during that joyous occasion. Looking back, I was also so happy � and surprised � with having over 500 people with us from Boston in Rome.

The honor that the Holy Father bestowed upon me, is an honor that I share with you and all of Boston. We are united as Catholics and I hope we can share together my experiences in Rome through this blog.

Well, shortly we will be leaving my office at the Cathedral to go to Logan Airport. I will be flying to Rome tonight, accompanied by Fr. Brian Bachand, who loyally serves as Secretary to the Cardinal.

While I am not looking forward to the many many hours of travel that we are facing, I am looking forward to the opportunity to quietly read, prepare for Rome and hopefully catch a few winks of sleep. Our itinerary says that we will be flying for almost nine hours total and shortly after our arrival at the Vatican we will be traveling immediately to San Giovanni Rotondo, where Padre Pio�s Shrine is located. I�ve heard so much about San Giovanni Rotondo and I am so excited to finally visit.

I think I�m taking more books than I can possibly read - my carry-on bag will be bursting at the seams�.hopefully security lets me through the gates.

Please pray for me on this important trip and join me in praying for our Archdiocese.

Thank you again for visiting my blog.

The next time I write to you, it will be from Rome. Before I go, I want to share with you a beautiful slideshow created by photographer George Martell. It captures many of the joyous moments from the Consistory events.

Please enjoy:


God bless,

Cardinal Se�n

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Capuchin Retreat Center  

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Capuchin Retreat Center provides guests with a time and place of serenity and quiet withdrawal from the busy noise of everyday life. The Center is a perfect venue for a spiritual get-away that helps people encounter their truest self and gain a fresh perspective of God’s presence and action in their life. A resident retreat team of Capuchin Franciscan friars are available to facilitate unique and effective programs as well as administer the sacraments like Confession and Eucharistic Celebration.

During their stay with us, our guests also come to appreciate our warm hospitality and competent service, as well as our clean and cozy private rooms, peaceful surroundings and delicious meals served by friendly and accommodating staff. What’s best, we are only a short ninety minutes away from Manila!

The Center, with 80 private rooms each equipped with toilet and bath, can accommodate as many as 220 overnight guests. Beddings and sheets are provided so that each room is ready for occupancy upon arrival. The Center has a spacious private Chapel, a prayer room, four (4) spacious conference halls that may be used with or without air-conditioning, and a modern audio-visual hall that may also be converted to a conference hall. The CRC also maintains spacious grounds and meditation paths for outdoor gatherings or personal reflection. Sixteen (16) nipa kiosks are available for small group activities or discussions, each good for 5-8 guests. The Center is also properly secured by a discreet perimeter fence and a 24-hour security guard duty. For the convenience of our guests and their activities, the CRC has a strong 24-hour water supply and a standby 100kVA electric generator. Guests are provided a full dining experience that comprise of continental breakfast, midmorning and mid-afternoon snacks, lunch and dinner all served buffet-style. Our menu is flexibly adjusted to accommodate dietary, medical or religious considerations.

Groups are welcome to bring their own retreat facilitators or event speakers. Groups may also engage our in-house retreat team of Capuchin Franciscan friars to facilitate a variety of unique programs and modules especially designed to enlighten, empower, and develop life skills that fit the holistic needs of the retreat group. Our core modules employ multimedia and have been developed and adapted based on the experiences, feedback, and discernment of the retreatants and the friars in order to hone and maintain their relevance, effectiveness and freshness.

We are eager to hear how we can be of service to people's needs and development objectives. For inquiries, clarifications, comments or suggestions, please feel free to get in touch with us through (63)(43) 756 6989, or (63)(43) 784 1383. You may also text or call +63 920 954 8293 or email capuchinretreatcenter@yahoo.com..


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P. Philip Neri Powell, OP, PhD
Pontificia Universita S. Tommaso d' Aquino
Facolta di Filosofia
Largo Angelicum 1
00184 Roma

I started this blog so that I would have a place to post my homilies. Please feel free to critique, question, comment upon, or even damn my efforts. I preach on a regular basis at St. Albert the Great Priory in Irving, TX and at the Church of the Incarnation at the University of Dallas. Pax, 

A Jesuit's Journey  

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(Formerly "The Wounded Knower") This is a blog dedicated to sharing the unfolding story of my Jesuit vocation and journey. Along the way I'll share my faith, my stories, my thoughts, and my love of Irish music. Please join me as I explore what it means to be a Companion of Jesus in today's church. (Disclaimer: any opinions expressed are solely the blogger's and do not intend to represent the feelings/thoughts/positions of the Society of Jesus)

Author: Ryan Duns, SJ 
Age: 28 
Gender: Male 
Industry: Religion 
Occupation: Jesuit Scholastic Studying at Fordham University Location: Bronx : New York : United States

I'm a Jesuit from the Detroit Province of the Society of Jesus. I entered on August 21, 2004. Prior to entering the Jesuits, I earned a BA in Religious Studies from Canisius College and an MA in Religious Studies from John Carroll University. I was also a professional Irish musician and teacher, and I play the accordion at various Irish dancing competitions (feiseanna). Part of my ministry involves studying philosophy and teaching the course "Introduction to the Irish Tin Whistle" at Fordham University.


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Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a householder who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.

The title for this blog is inspired by an expression of Pope Benedict XVI in his address to the Roman Curia on 22 December 2005. In order to give the context, here is a quotation:

The last event of this year on which I wish to reflect here is the celebration of the conclusion of the Second Vatican Council 40 years ago. This memory prompts the question: What has been the result of the Council? Was it well received? What, in the acceptance of the Council, was good and what was inadequate or mistaken? What still remains to be done? No one can deny that in vast areas of the Church the implementation of the Council has been somewhat difficult, even without wishing to apply to what occurred in these years the description that St Basil, the great Doctor of the Church, made of the Church's situation after the Council of Nicea: he compares her situation to a naval battle in the darkness of the storm, saying among other things: "The raucous shouting of those who through disagreement rise up against one another, the incomprehensible chatter, the confused din of uninterrupted clamouring, has now filled almost the whole of the Church, falsifying through excess or failure the right doctrine of the faith..." (De Spiritu Sancto, XXX, 77; PG 32, 213 A; SCh 17 ff., p. 524).

We do not want to apply precisely this dramatic description to the situation of the post-conciliar period, yet something from all that occurred is nevertheless reflected in it. The question arises: Why has the implementation of the Council, in large parts of the Church, thus far been so difficult?

Well, it all depends on the correct interpretation of the Council or - as we would say today - on its proper hermeneutics, the correct key to its interpretation and application. The problems in its implementation arose from the fact that two contrary hermeneutics came face to face and quarrelled with each other. One caused confusion, the other, silently but more and more visibly, bore and is bearing fruit.

On the one hand, there is an interpretation that I would call "a hermeneutic of discontinuity and rupture"; it has frequently availed itself of the sympathies of the mass media, and also one trend of modern theology. On the other, there is the "hermeneutic of reform", of renewal in the continuity of the one subject-Church which the Lord has given to us. She is a subject which increases in time and develops, yet always remaining the same, the one subject of the journeying People of God.

The hermeneutic of discontinuity risks ending in a split between the pre-conciliar Church and the post-conciliar Church. It asserts that the texts of the Council as such do not yet express the true spirit of the Council. It claims that they are the result of compromises in which, to reach unanimity, it was found necessary to keep and reconfirm many old things that are now pointless. However, the true spirit of the Council is not to be found in these compromises but instead in the impulses toward the new that are contained in the texts.

These innovations alone were supposed to represent the true spirit of the Council, and starting from and in conformity with them, it would be possible to move ahead. Precisely because the texts would only imperfectly reflect the true spirit of the Council and its newness, it would be necessary to go courageously beyond the texts and make room for the newness in which the Council's deepest intention would be expressed, even if it were still vague.

In a word: it would be necessary not to follow the texts of the Council but its spirit. In this way, obviously, a vast margin was left open for the question on how this spirit should subsequently be defined and room was consequently made for every whim.

The nature of a Council as such is therefore basically misunderstood. In this way, it is considered as a sort of constituent that eliminates an old constitution and creates a new one. However, the Constituent Assembly needs a mandator and then confirmation by the mandator, in other words, the people the constitution must serve. The Fathers had no such mandate and no one had ever given them one; nor could anyone have given them one because the essential constitution of the Church comes from the Lord and was given to us so that we might attain eternal life and, starting from this perspective, be able to illuminate life in time and time itself.

Through the Sacrament they have received, Bishops are stewards of the Lord's gift. They are "stewards of the mysteries of God" (I Cor 4: 1); as such, they must be found to be "faithful" and "wise" (cf. Lk 12: 41-48). This requires them to administer the Lord's gift in the right way, so that it is not left concealed in some hiding place but bears fruit, and the Lord may end by saying to the administrator: "Since you were dependable in a small matter I will put you in charge of larger affairs" (cf. Mt 25: 14-30; Lk 19: 11-27).

These Gospel parables express the dynamic of fidelity required in the Lord's service; and through them it becomes clear that, as in a Council, the dynamic and fidelity must converge.

The hermeneutic of discontinuity is countered by the hermeneutic of reform, as it was presented first by Pope John XXIII in his Speech inaugurating the Council on 11 October 1962 and later by Pope Paul VI in his Discourse for the Council's conclusion on 7 December 1965.

Here I shall cite only John XXIII's well-known words, which unequivocally express this hermeneutic when he says that the Council wishes "to transmit the doctrine, pure and integral, without any attenuation or distortion". And he continues: "Our duty is not only to guard this precious treasure, as if we were concerned only with antiquity, but to dedicate ourselves with an earnest will and without fear to that work which our era demands of us...". It is necessary that "adherence to all the teaching of the Church in its entirety and preciseness..." be presented in "faithful and perfect conformity to the authentic doctrine, which, however, should be studied and expounded through the methods of research and through the literary forms of modern thought. The substance of the ancient doctrine of the deposit of faith is one thing, and the way in which it is presented is another...", retaining the same meaning and message (The Documents of Vatican II, Walter M. Abbott, S.J., p. 715).

Author: Fr Tim Finigan

Parish priest of Our Lady of the Rosary, Blackfen
Trustee of The Faith Movement
Founder of the Association of Priests for the Gospel of Life
Visiting lecturer in Sacramental Theology at St John's Seminary, Wonersh
Uncle to 10 nephews and 7 nieces, and great-uncle to 2 great nieces and a great nephew

Favourite things

Bible version - Clementine Vulgate
Spiritual Classic - Introduction to the Devout Life
Church Father - St Hilary of Poitiers
Theologian - Blessed John Duns Scotus
Period - The Counter Reformation
English Martyr - St John Fisher
Mass setting - Lux et Origo

Things I don't like very much at all and would really rather avoid wherever possible

The television
The Tablet
ICEL "translations"
The hermeneutic of discontinuity
New Labour
Creative liturgy

... and people who listen to loud music through tiny earphones when they are on the tube so that you have a constant zizz-zizz-za-ziz zizz all the way from North Greenwich to Westminster, making it difficult to concentrate on the book that you are trying to read, and tempting you to the uncharitable thought that it will serve them bally-well right if they have to wear a hearing-aid before they are 30

Disclaimer (of sorts)

The "Links" and "Blogroll" sections of the sidebar contain links to sites that the author has found interesting or useful and thinks may be interesting or useful to readers of this blog. However, no responsibility can be accepted for the content of any external webiste and a link to an external website does not of itself imply that the author agrees with any or all of the contents of the website to which the link refers. Contrariis quibuslibet minime obstantibus

Furthermore, this blog is a purely personal endeavour: the thoughts and opinions expresed are those of the author and should not be construed as representing the policy of his parish, the Archdiocese of Southwark, the Vatican, the Holy Spirit or anyone else. To quote Fr Jim Tucker, "All of this should go without saying, but common sense is surprisingly uncommon."

Publishing a comment to any post on this blog does not imply that the author agrees with the comment or the tone in which it is expressed. The author reserves the right to publish or reject comments at his absolute and sole discretion (it being after all his blog). Readers of the blog who wish to express their disagreement with the author are advised that it is possible to do so with complete freedom by following this link.

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Welcome This blog has been set up to keep SIGNIS members informed of the latest advocacy issues affecting the media worldwide. It is a complementary service to the SIGNIS website and to the Webnews.

Alive and Young  

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The site is dedicated in discussing the off-beat topic of sex, politics, religion and humor.

Author: Paul Cat

  • Gender: Male
  • Industry: Education
  • Occupation: Apprentice of DRE
  • Location: New Orelans : LA : United States
After residing approximately 9 months there, I noticed that my domicile was shrinking, and if I didn't act quick I was going to be without room. So out I went, and for 25 years I resided in South Louisiana with shorts stays in North Carolina and West Virginia. I did my Undergrad at Louisiana State University in General Studies, which means I can speak about most things generally or about general things in an knowledgeable manner. I am also a founding Member of the LSU-Parousians.

Arrival : The Parousian Weblog  

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Philosophical ponderings, cultural criticism, and spiritual substance from Catholics viewing life through the Sacraments - in other words, our attempt at bringing the new evangelization into the academy.

The Parousia is the Greek word for arrival, and all of us are at least hoping to get there. In extended Christian circles, it refers to the second coming. While we are not expecting the apocalypse in our lifetime, we figure we best be ready for it anyway. God has His way of bringing down the proud, and it reminds us to be humble. Kings and kingdoms fall, and one day each of us will be judged. "Lord, come quickly" should be every Christian's prayer. More specifically to our circle, the Catholic sees the Parousia at the moment of consecration when the bread and wine become the Body and the Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus arrives everyday in the flesh. It is this sacramental view of life that teaches us how to see our culture.

The Parousians are a community of friends who formed a Catholic philosophical and literary society, concerned primarily with discerning the culture with worldviews thoroughly informed by the Catholic faith, with revitalizing Catholic intellectual life without forfeiting obedience, and with carrying the New Evangelization into the academy. Our common foundation is a commitment to excellence in thoughtful inquiry and endeavor rooted in dynamic orthodoxy, characterized by loyalty to the Church, to her teaching, and to the Vicar of Christ, the Pope.

Our primary methods include creating study circles that will delve deeply into issues of faith and culture, fostering a network of local groups and individuals who share in this vision, providing educational opportunities and practical experience for emerging Catholic thinkers, offering support for other thinkers considering the Catholic faith, and creatively using various media forms to evangelize intellectual life.

Our emphasis includes resisting the tyranny of relativism; opening the eyes of our peers to a sacramental vision of life; shining a light on the rich intellectual tradition of Catholicism; recovering the sense of the sacred; developing a complete apologetic rooted in truth, beauty and goodness; uncovering the classics of Catholic spirituality; and promoting the teaching of the Holy Father.

phatcatholic apologeric  

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Nicholas Hardesty
Location: Steubenville, Ohio, United States

A professional catechist and an amateur apologist with a passion for the Catholic Church and a desire to help others to know and love Her better.

Canterbuty Tales  

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The Author calls herself as Jennifer F. Formerly, an Athiest

Jennifer F. 
Location: United States 
When I was 26, I had never once believed in God, not even as a child. I was a content atheist and thought it was simply obvious that God did not exist. I thought that religion and reason were incompatible, and was baffled by why anyone would believe in God (I actually suspected that few people really did). After a few years in the Bible Belt, I became vocally anti-Christian. Imagine my surprise to find myself today, just a few years later, a practicing Catholic who loves her faith (my husband and I both entered the Church at Easter Vigil 2007). This is the chronicle of my journey.


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Whispers in the Loggia  

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Location: Philadelphia, PA, Vatican

Rocco Palmo writes from America for The Tablet, the international Catholic weekly published in London. He also authors "Almost Holy," a fortnightly column for Busted Halo, an online magazine on spirituality and culture run by the Paulist Fathers. Palmo's appeared as a commentator on things Catholic in The New York Times, Associated Press, The San Francisco Chronicle, BBC, National Public Radio, The Washington Post and Religion News Service, among other print and broadcast outlets. A Philadelphia native, Rocco Palmo attended the University of Pennsylvania, from which he earned the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.


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Authored by Jimmy Akin and Tim Jones on the evangelization and apologetics.

Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Director of Apologetics and EvangelizationJimmy was born in Texas, grew up nominally Protestant, but at age 20 experienced a profound conversion to Christ. Planning on becoming a Protestant pastor or seminary professor, he started an intensive study of the Bible. But the more he immersed himself in Scripture the more he found to support the Catholic faith. Eventually, he was compelled in conscience to enter the Catholic Church, which he did in 1992. His conversion story, "A Triumph and a Tragedy," is published inSurprised by Truth. Besides being an author, Jimmy is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization at Catholic Answers, a contributing editor to This Rockmagazine, and a weekly guest on "Catholic Answers Live."

Tim Jones
I was raised a Baptist (in Alaska), but during my college years (in Arkansas) I found myself adrift in terms of faith. Apparently my Guardian Angel thought I was in need of some serious help, because I ended up becoming friends with this philosophy major who turns out to be a proto-apologist and theologian and who eventually is a major influence on me and my family coming into the Church. Neat! Jimmy is also, as you know, a fun and interesting guy with a fun and interesting blog, so in the interest of keepingyour interest I'll get to the point of this post...

Art, as you may know, had a hard slog through the twentieth century. It passed, literally, from the sublime to the ridiculous and beyond, becoming downright destructive and offensive. But, there has been a move afoot in the last decade or so (known informally as the "Derriere Garde") to revive the traditional techniques and sensibilities of the Great Masters and bring them once again into the living tradition of the present. In other words, great artwork is making a comeback. More and more artists and critics are becoming emboldened to air controversial ideas, such as to suggest that artists should be able to draw beyond a third grade level. The word "talent" has even popped up on occasion.

One of the bright spots in this new/old art movement is the Art Renewal Center (http://www.artrenewal.org). Though they are located, I believe, in New York, their main presence is on the Web, where they maintain a vast online museum of master artworks. Most of the images are available in a high-res format and can be purchased as prints as well. The ARC website also carries a wealth of educational material and articles of interest to artists. Good Stuff. Their site has definitely been an influence on my current artwork as well as on the small gallery/studio/art school that I operate in Rogers, Arkansas (I'll post some pictures soon). I am working on my own website, as well as a blog, but I find I am more comfortable with a brush than with a keyboard. Give me time.

Two caveats about the ARC site: First, it is graphics-intense, so if you have a slower internet connection (like dial-up), you might find it equally slow to navigate around the site. Secondly, this site carries all kinds of images of classical (and present day) master paintings including some Nekkid People. Be Warned!!

Star Quest Production Network  

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Mission Statement

SQPN (Star Quest Production Network) is a multimedia organization specializing in the production of audio and video programs faithful to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. Its mission is to respond to the Church’s call to use the media for religious information, for evangelization and catechesis and for formation and education¹.

These audio and video productions are made in different languages and are aimed at an international audience. They focus on building bridges between the dominant popular culture of the Western world and the religious culture and tradition of the Catholic Church in order to reach an audience that has little or no relationship with that Church.

Just as the star of Bethlehem emerged within the foreign culture of the three magi, and invited them to start an adventurous journey to the newborn Savior, the programs of SQPN tap into popular culture to invite people on a journey of discovery towards an encounter with Christ.

SQPN produces on-demand audio and video programs, also known as podcasts, and offers a portal for a select number of affiliated Catholic podcasters that share the vision and media strategy of SQPN.


SQPN is incorporated as a non-profit organization in the state of Georgia, USA. Its international headquarters are located in Roswell, GA; SQPN’s European branch is located in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.

SQPN Board of Directors

  • Dr. Paul Camarata - Board member
  • Maria Johnson - Board member
  • Fr. Bill Kessler - Chaplain and Spiritual Advisor
  • Jeff Nielsen - Board member
  • Linda Nielsen - Chief Financial Officer
  • David Sweeney - Board member
  • Fr. Roderick Vonhögen - Chief Executive Officer
  • Greg Willits - Board Member (On Sabbatical)
  • Jennifer Willits - Board Member (On Sabbatical)

Contact information

United States Headquarters:

SQPN, Inc.
P. O. Box 491
Roswell, GA 30077-0491

Stichting SQPN Amersfoort, The Netherlands:

SQPN, Inc.
c/o Fr. Roderick Vonhögen
Liendertseweg 48
3814 PL Amersfoort
The Netherlands



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MONDAY - Monday Diary: A day in the life of a priest.
TUESDAY - Quote Tuesday: A post of an interesting quote along with various other things sitting on my computer from the past week such as links, polls, pictures, videos, or games.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY - Thoughts for your consideration either from me or guest bloggers.
FRIDAY - Symbolic Friday - Exploring the symbols of the Catholic Church.

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Welcome to the Blog Spot of Fr. Patrick Fairbanks, S.J.

On this site the author try to offer a post for your enjoyment, information, and spiritual edification. Each post bears words or phrases from the day's Scripture readings, somehow linked to the various episodes of recent days. Luke 24:45

A splendid time is guaranteed for all!

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Church documents, relevant news, important articles, thoughts, endeavors, aspirations which I am interested and believes on personal level which I like to share. My Bulletin Board.