Francis of Assisi

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    Our St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day Playlist!

    If you grew up Catholic, chances are you're familiar with the great St. Francis of Assisi. For many Catholic school children, he's a longtime favorite. There's a good chance this is because of St. Francis' well-documented love of animals and, when you're a kid, that's a pretty strong shared interest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    15 Signs You Grew Up Eating (New) Mexican Food in New Mexico

    While everything New Mexican is in right now because of Breaking Bad and the emerging hipster paradise that is Albuquerque, longtimers of the Land of Enchantment know better than to let hype ruin their culture. After all, this vast, epic state has been on-and-off trendy since the days of Charles Fle ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2010

    Priest Blesses Surf City Waves Sunday

    ‚ÄčOne day at band camp, this kid was shredding at Bolsa Chica when he slipped off his board and yelled, "Jesus Christ." So, it is not without precedence that a priest from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange will wade into the waters near Huntington Beach Pier Sunday morning to bless the waves.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008

    Another Reason to Hate Carl's Jr.

    This month's issue of Portfolio devotes its cover to the modern-day Carl's Jr.--not the quaint regional chain run by a bigot burger baron but one based in Carpinteria and operated by religious hypocrites. Say what you want about the conservativism of founder Carl Karcher, but at least the man was co ... More >>

  • Film

    November 13, 2003

    Mel Gibsons Christ Complex

    Is The Passion of Christ an autobiopic?