Ash Wednesday At the Field Hospital

David Oatney Blog: Life at 25

Today in our parishes around the Diocese of Knoxville and the world, after the homily is given, all kinds of people will approach the altar. If years’ past are any indication, there will be people at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass today that we do not see any other day of the year. At my own parish, the Mass …

People Respond to the Holy Spirit

David Oatney Diocese of Knoxville, New Evangelization

I haven’t had an opportunity to post on Life At 25 over the last week because I was joining a group of men in our parish in giving a Christ Renews His Parish retreat to another group of men, which took a lot of time and even more energy, and so I’ve had to take a few days to relax and …

Minor Revisions

Deacon Scott Maentz Catholic Blogs, New Evangelization, Year of Faith

Jennifer Fulwiler went from being an Atheist to a Catholic and now writes at the blog Conversion Diary. She has recently been part of her own reality show entitled, Minor Revisions. Both the show and her blog are well worth your time during the Year of Faith. My favorite part, is when Jen and her dad go after a wasp.

Seven Things Catholics Should Know About the New Evangelization

Deacon Scott Maentz New Evangelization, Year of Faith

To honor the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and the twentieth anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI has announced a Year of Faith, starting October 11 and ending November 24, 2013, to strengthen the faith of Catholics and draw the world to faith by their example. The Year of Faith is meant to …