Author Archive: Edmund Mitchell
Edmund Mitchell is a Catholic youth minister with a passion for Jesus, evangelization, and rugby - especially when all three happen at once. For now he enjoys being a Catholic hipster, until too many people start enjoying it with him, then he'll probably go mainstream. He blogs over at CatholicYouthMinister.com and tweets at https://twitter.com/EdmundMitchell.
Due to many scheduling conflicts a few Sundays back, I went to Mass by myself without the wife and kids. Over the past month or so we began to notice a curious and regular disruption at the 9:30 a.m. Mass. The weird part was, I began to take a strange pleasure in it. It went […]
Waiting on four pepperoni HARs (hot and readys) to be…well…ready (Little Ceasar’s was back-logged) I moseyed over to the bar next door to find a bar bathroom. I found and entered a small closet with two urinals and a stall and an older gentleman followed close behind and grabbed a urinal before I did. Now […]
I want to make sure all you great Catholics out there are aware of what is, in my opinion, a few of the best Catholic debates of all time – Fr. Mitch Pacwa on the John Ankerberg Show. I learned a heck of a lot from Fr. Mitch Pacwa watching him handle these tough Protestant […]
If you want to be a good Catholic, you gotta read your Bible. But the Church advises us: “sacred tradition, Sacred Scripture and the teaching authority of the Church… are so linked and joined together that one cannot stand without the others” (Dei Verbum Par. 10). Combining Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition is a deeply Catholic […]
Mary Magdalene with the Smoking Flame, Georges de La Tour You will die. A friend of mine sells life insurance. He told me that every time someone new sits in his office, he asks them: What are your chances of dying? The poor soul will usually guess something like a 2% chance, or maybe even somewhere between 5% and 10% (the realists). […]