CU Weekly 203: B.Y.O.Dongle

This week, we discussed:

Top of the Show:

  • Pope Benedict has announced the theme for World Communications Day 2013.

Tech/World News

Faith and Church News

Picks of the Week

The CU Later

  • Leading Anglican historian to be received into the Catholic Church
  • Fr. Dwight Longnecker and the novel idea to use the Corporal Works of Mercy to combat The Seven Deadly Sins.
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Father Chris Decker is a priest for the Diocese of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was ordained in May of 2007 and is currently pastor of St. James and St. Philip Catholic Churches in St. James and Vacherie, LA, respectively. He attended college seminary in St. Benedict, LA with the monks of St. Joseph Abbey and completed his priestly studies at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, LA. Fr. Chris likes to draw and dabble in graphic design when his time at the parish permits. Most recently, he covered Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the United States for CUtv, the video service of He blogs almost regularly and is a co-presenter of the podcast.


Jeff Miller

2012-10-09 13:25:11 Reply

Here is something for your blooper reel. You kept conflating St. John of the Cross with St. John of Avila. St. John of the Cross of course has long been a Doctor of the Church, though St. John of Avila was a spiritual director to the other St. John and Teresa of Avila along with other saints.

Fr. Chris Decker

2012-10-09 15:46:39 Reply

I knew something was amiss! I’ll have to get on Fr. Ryan, the shownote-smith! But, totally mea culpa for not catching it! Glad we’ve got some fact-checkers (well, a listener…I’m happy to have a listener. You do know we just do this show for you, right Jeff?)

Jeffrey Miller

2012-10-09 20:18:46 Reply

Ah I see it was actually a test to see if I was still listening.

Fr. Chris Decker

2012-10-09 21:12:51 Reply

Riiiiight, that’s it! Yeh, that’s it.

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