Poll: Were you ever caught doing something you shouldn’t?

February 20, 2017 Today, Tom Hoopes writes in sharing a memory of his grade-school days: I pushed the button on the water fountain, just as I had every morning, and pushed it slightly to the side. When I took my hand away it kept running. I ran too. Until a hand grabbed me. An adult hand. I was Read More…

BrewDog offers employees paid leave for new puppies

February 17, 2017 Some companies just know how to treat their employees. The owners of BrewDog are dog lovers who want to encourage their employees to rescue dogs with paid leave: A newborn puppy can be a full-time job, that’s why beer maker BrewDog — a Scottish brewery set to open up an Ohio location later this year Read More…

Whoopi Goldberg trumps mean girls at fashion week

February 16, 2017 When Tiffany Trump was ostracized at the Philip Plein fashion show, Whoopi Goldberg took great offense. Absolutely flabbergasted that people are bringing their politics to the runway, she did what viewers may not have expected. She went to bat on behalf of a young woman being treated shabbily, and showed kindness, commonsense and what we Read More…

Poll: Is there such a thing as too much confession?

February 16, 2017 Katrina Fernandez fielded a question about how frequently one should visit the confessional. Her response, as always, was wise beyond her years: I often tell people struggling with a particular sin to find a regular confessor and look into professional guidance from a Spiritual Director. You can do a couple things here. One option would Read More…

Mystery student brings enough valentines for everyone, 1,300!

February 15, 2017 Students of Troy High School, in Ohio, received a wonderful Valentine’s day surprise yesterday when each student found an origami heart stuck on their locker. The truly impressive part is that all of these hand crafted gifts were made by one anonymous student. Weaver saw the student, along with a handful of helpers, after school Read More…

Keeping your Valentine’s Day rose looking fresh

February 14, 2017 Happy Valentine’s Day, Aleteia readers! We hope that your day is full of adorable romantic gestures and, of course, flowers. To keep them looking nice, we have a few tips for you: Cut stems on the diagonal. This classic trick is a must before arranging blooms. By cutting the stems diagonally, you increase the surface Read More…

One man devotes 53 years to building a Cathedral by hand

February 10, 2017 There is a man in Spain who has dedicated the last 53 years to building a cathedral. He uses any materials he can get his hands on which gives his project a unique and beautiful look. Since 1963, a man named Justo Gallego has dedicated his life to building a cathedral on the outskirts of Read More…
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