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5 ways to promote the faith like Madmen

Promote the Faith like St. Bernardine of Siena

Sometimes it can be a little hard to understand a saint’s connection to a particular patronage he or she has been assigned over the centuries, but in the case of St. Bernardine of Siena (Feast Day, May 20) the connections are crystal clear. He’s the patron of advertisers and marketers. Yep. Patron saint of the people in Madmen. Who needs intercession more than that bunch? There are two particularly strong connections between St. Bernardine and the marketing & advertising community; they cover both the visual and verbal perspectives that combine to create effective messages.

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Who Remembers Ember Days? #TBT

Ember Days

After the Second Vatican Council, it wasn’t uncommon to hear people say, “We don’t do that anymore”—a common response based on the erroneous assumption that Vatican II threw out just about everything in favor of Latin-free liturgies and statue-free churches. That wasn’t the case, but it is definitely true that, in Catholicism, there are devotional practices that have fallen in and out of fashion over the centuries. One such concept—Ember Days.

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