Tuesday, September 14, 2010

New home for Catechesis of the Popes website

Today, I launched a new site for Catechesis of the Popes. Here is an excerpt from the Welcome post:

I have decided to utilize the capabilities of WordPress to create a more visually pleasing site, in addition to making the content even more accessible. The content from the old site is still here, but the tabs above make it easier to navigate between

I have divided the site into two principle categories: Major Catechetical Themes and Other Themes. The “Major Catechetical Themes” are the 13 major series of catecheses given by Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI from 1979 to the present. The “Other Themes” are more informal arrangements of various audiences around a particular theme of interest. These other themes are the result of my own organization and should not be construed as any sort of official Church listing. They are given solely for the benefit of those who seek to delve more deeply into a given topic of study.

As this site is also fully blog-ready, I can post the latest updates on the General Audiences as they are given. I hope this will be a beneficial addition.

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Monday, January 11, 2010

Average Joe Catholic Search Engine

I recently put together a handy customized Google-powered search engine. I added several of the websites from my links column (and hope to keep adding more).

I have already found it quite useful in searching for answers to Catholic questions. Certain words and phrases have much different meanings in a Catholic context, which can sometimes make it frustrating using the larger Google.

Here it is in all its glory!

And here is the link to its' own special Google page: