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[Book Review]: Real Artists Don’t Starve

Creative Artists Have It Harder Today It may not be obvious at first, but musicians, storytellers, artists and filmmakers have it harder than they have ever had. Certainly, we are seeing a wellspring of artistic activity, through free sites like Spotify... Read More

The Story Behind “The Singing Hosanna Song” (Ep. 16)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/prayermeetingpodcast/nap016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s been a while since I produced a podcast, and for that I apologize. Nick Alexander Podcast In this episode, I share where I had been hiding over... Read More

[Parody] The Singing Hosanna Song

New Parody Song I am thrilled to have a brand new parody song, based on the hit one-hit wonder song “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes.  This song has had a resurgence as of late, particularly for its inclusion in the hit nostalgia... Read More

[Parody] Becky Did You Know?

Just now, I was prodded by an online friend on facebook to craft a parody song on “Mary Did You Know?” a Christmastime staple.  I remember hearing this song first way, way back in 1990, by Michael English (before his multiple personal... Read More

What do Catholics think about Halloween?

Somebody had asked on Quora: Why don’t Catholics celebrate Halloween and what do they think about that day? Here’s what I wrote: Halloween CAME from the Catholic Church. Halloween is short for “All Hallows Eve”. In other words, the night... Read More

Everybody Seems to Have a Jack Chick Story. Here’s Mine.

Jack Chick, the anti-Catholic evangelist/comic-book artist provocateur, has passed away. He was 92. My First Encounter with Chick Comics I was raised in a mainline Protestant church in New York City. I had been bullied a lot in my early school years,... Read More

[Q:] How Can I Become More Mature in my Catholic faith?

How can I become more mature, Lord? Someone asked “How can I become more mature in my Catholic faith?” This was my response. Jesus simplified the Christian life for us when He reiterated the Greatest Commandment: Love the Lord your God with... Read More

What Made You Decide That You Wanted to be Catholic?

I initially didn’t want anything to do with Catholicism. I had seen the fruits of those who had claimed to be Catholic, and all I saw was hypocrisy and apathy. I was a Protestant who had a born-again deeper experience the week before I had entered... Read More

015: Tell the Good News! Five Approaches for Catholics

http://traffic.libsyn.com/prayermeetingpodcast/nap015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Many Catholics—both those in religious life and the laity—have a desire to evangelize. They take it to heart the words of Pope Paul VI, that the Church... Read More

[New] Parody Video for Toby Keith’s “I Love This Bar”

Hello! It is with great pleasure to introduce a parody video that I had a hand in helping bring to life. A few months ago, a songwriter named Skip West contacted me for help on his idea of a country song parody, this one being a celebration of local parish... Read More

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