Oddwalk Ministries


Shannon’s Top Ten of 2011


Well, here ends another great year for Oddwalk Ministries. We had the opportunity to bring what we do to a lot of great places: Granite City, IL – Toledo, Ohio – Mascoutah, IL – Breese, IL – Belleville, IL – Davenport, IA – Washington DC – Buffalo, NY – Fairview Heights, IL – Hazelwood, MO…

me|Church repost


I know we’ve put this up once before, but I (Orin) rediscovered it while Erin and I were working on our Theology on Tap presentation Tuesday night (Schlafly Tap Room, 7pm “Faith on the Edge: Spiritual but not Religious”). It’s worth another viewing – and see if you can tell what this video might have…

Fu Manchu You!


The St. Louis Cardinals, this year’s National League Central Division Champs, have notably sported a wide variety of facial hair over the season: So, in honor of the playoff/world series run which is to begin tomorrow, Shannon fu manchu-ed himself: Orin is pleased to report he is still clean-shaven.  Go Cards!



So, I (Orin) am not sure about Shannon, but I’m not afraid to admit it, I’ve quickly become a fan of “Glee” (new this season on Fox). In the second episode, which aired Wednesday night, the fledgling club performs a song at a school assembly, backed up presumably by the school jazz band. You had…

NCYC Can’t Weight


Most of you know that Shannon works as a youth ministry director in a parish full time. As is the case for parishes all over the country, his parish has started it’s fundraising efforts for their trip to the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) in Kansas City this fall. Their first fundraiser is called NCYC…