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Chris Weickert

Chris is a devoted husband and the father of six beautiful children. He and his wife Elaine operate multiple online Catholic Stores. Starting in ministry related work at age 18, Chris was Diocesan Director of Youth Retreats. Subsequent work as a DRE, Youth Minister, and Development Director preceded his entry into Catholic retail.

FYI: Indulgences for Year of Faith

Pope Benedict XVI authorizes granting of indulgences for Year of Faith events VATICAN CITY (CNS) By Francis X. Rocca — Catholics who participate in events connected with the 2012-2013 Year of Faith can receive a special indulgence, the Vatican said. Pope Benedict XVI authorized the granting of a plenary, or full, …

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Dr. Hildegaard I Presume

On October 7, 2012 St. Hildegard of Bingen will be named a Doctor of the church by Pope Benedict the XVI. My first thought when I heard of this was “Excellent, I think we have a Hildegard cookbook in the store.” (more on that later). My second thought was what …

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A Hobbit Devotional

Yes, it is true, there is actually a Hobbit Devotional. I don’t mean one used by hobbits, but rather one which is closely entwined with the classic JRR Tolkien story, the Hobbit. I have known Bilbo Baggins, the protagonist of the Hobbit, longer than I have known my wife, but …

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