Author Archives: Lawson "Trip" Cox

Welcome home, Abby Johnson

If reports are true, Abby Johnson will be entering into full communion with the Catholic Church at this evening’s Easter Vigil Mass. Johnson is the former abortion clinic administrator turned pro-life activist, who recently penned the book Unplanned. A news … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny Sighting

Is it the Easter Bunny…or Bigfoot? Enjoy!

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Jimmy Akin’s annual Lent Fight Update

I’m a few days late posting this link, but thought it might be worthwhile: http://www.jimmyakin.org/2011/03/lent-fight-update.html Jimmy Akin of Catholic Answers provides a great guide for various Lent questions. Enjoy!

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Preblessed Food

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What Christmas is All About

Still one of the greatest scenes of any television Christmas special: Amidst all the worldly commercial and materialistic distractions of the season, Linus reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas. He reads from the King James Version of the … Continue reading

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Where’s the line to see Jesus?

A great video for the season. Enjoy!

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Blessed Chiara Luce Badano

Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the death of Chiara “Luce” Badano, who very well could be the first canonized saint from Generation X. Read about her inspiring life here.

Chiara was born Oct 29, 1971 and died of bone cancer on Oct 7, 1990. The Italian teenager was beatified by the Catholic Church very recently, on Sept 25, 2010.

Blessed Chaira Badano, pray for us! Continue reading

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Religion Survey: See how you do

Survey: Americans don’t know much about religion – Yahoo! News:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_rel_religious_literacy_poll

At the end of the article, there is a link to a questionnaire (not the full 32 questions mentioned in the article, but an excerpt of 15 questions). See how you do:
http://features.pewforum.org/quiz/us-religious-knowledge

I’d share that I got 15-out-of-15, but that might come across as “Pride”…one of the seven deadly sins! :-) Continue reading

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Free EWTN Radio for iPhone (Part 2)

Just over a year ago, I posted about one way to get EWTN Radio on your iPhone using the Time Shift Radio app. But lately, that app hasn’t been successfully connecting to the Guadalupe Radio Network. Thankfully, a caller on … Continue reading

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Newly Found 4th Century Icons of the Apostles

A FoxNews.com/Associated Press article reports that a recently discovered ceiling painting from the 4th Century may be the earliest known renderings of the Apostles Peter, Paul, John and Andrew. Cool stuff.

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