Episode 3: Green Chartreuse & Hot Around The Collar

On Episode 3 of the Catholic Drinkie Show, Sarah Vabulas shamefully admits why her podcast was 2 weeks late and introduces listeners to the wonders of Green Chartreuse – did you know it is made by Carthusian Monks? Next up, she reveals a new segment called “Hot Around the Collar,” when she will interview priests from around the world about their vocation stories and the beautify of the vocation to the priesthood. Share feedback at CatholicDrinkie.com or on any Catholic Drinkie social channels.



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Blessed Are You Blog Tour – Mourning

I remember the Beatitudes were one of the first over-arching themes of my faith formation growing up — we learned about them in PSR and at youth group. I think even being forced to memorize them at one point or another. They are a beautiful gift from our Lord Jesus, showing us that the supposed least of us were in fact the best of us. What an incredible thought to ponder.

RigneyIn Melanie Rigney’s new book, Blessed Are You; Finding Inspiration From Our Sisters in Faith (on Amazon.com), she outlines the Beatitudes and saints who embody each wonderful trait. In Chapter 2, Rigney so elegantly tells the stories of four saints who suffered great mourning, yet found deep comfort and solace in God.

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Catholic Hipster Podcast Ep 03

On this week’s Catholic Hipster Podcast, Tommy & Sarah talk with hipster priest Fr. Damien Ference about books, music and how to be a real hipster. Don’t miss out.


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Episode 2: Is there beer in the Bible?

In episode 2, Sarah talks about if beer is in the Bible and the importance of moderation in drinking. Want to know more about beer cocktails? Sarah has you covered. Learn about beer cocktails and how to make a few good ones. And Sarah concludes the show by giving you some encouragement in your evangelization efforts. Share feedback at CatholicDrinkie.com or on any Catholic Drinkie social channels.

Beer Cocktails mentioned in the episode:

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Do You Hide Your True Self When Dating?

The good folks over at CatholicMatch.com invited me to begin blogging with them. I published my first post on July 19 and tackle the hard subject of authentic dating. To read the full text, head over to my post at CatholicMatch. I always appreciate your support.



In watching my friends and experiencing my own dating life, there is no easier way to lose yourself than in a relationship. Relationships are so fun and new love is an exhilarating feeling.

We allow ourselves to be open and we receive someone else as they are. Flaws and all. The first few weeks or months is an exciting time in any relationship — butterflies, nervous hand-holding, awkward conversations. This is the fun part. You are on cloud nine and you don’t want anything to get in the way of your opportunity for new love.

But what if you are gripping so tightly at the chance for a relationship, that you are compromising your true self in the process?

Read the rest at CatholicMatch

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