Alex R. Hey

Alex R. Hey has had his work featured on TheBatmanUniverse.net and in The Eagle Democrat of Warren, Arkansas and The Argus Leader of Sioux Falls, SD. His book, Eugène de Mazenod: A Saint for Today, is available on Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, and LeoninePublishers.com. He also has two collections of poetry available on Amazon. His imagination has always been over-active, and his love for story telling continues to bloom. In his early days of academia, no teachers ever told him he was a talented writer; they only gave him grades. However, in college a writing professor believed in him and helped him grow as a writer. This inspired him to pursue writing and now he writes full-time. Born in Maple Grove, MN, Hey has lived in Sioux Falls, SD since 1995. His interests include: Following hockey and Minnesota sports teams, Batman, detective stories, community theater, and improv. His favorite branch of theology is angelology.

Alex R. Hey

Why Batman Is Catholic

In 2013, moviegoers were introduced to the DC Extended Universe’s Superman in Man of Steel. Soon, Batman (among others) will make his DCEU debut. Created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger (Yes, Finger was a co-creator of Batman), Batman made his debut in Detective Comics #27 in May of 1939, and for over 75 years, kids …

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January Madness-The Annual Seminarian Basketball Tournament

The NCAA has March Madness; Catholic seminaries have January Madness*. Every year, young men from seminaries all across the country flock to Mundelein Seminary for the annual Father Pat O’Malley Invitational. Yes, that’s right. Seminarians playing basketball. For 16 years, Mundelein has hosted an annual basketball tournament for seminarians. In 2013, then-Father (now Bishop) Robert …

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HAPPY 1 YEAR, EPICPEW! EpicPew Authors Share Their Favorite Posts

HAPPY BIRTHDAY EPICPEW!! In honor of EpicPew’s one-year anniversary (11/11/15), we asked the EpicPew authors to share what their favorite post they have written, not the post that got the most views, but the one they had the most fun writing. Here is what they said:   David Rummelhoff 8 Times the Bible Was More Vulgar …

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Unsung Heroes of the Catholic Church in the United States

Most of us are probably familiar with the contributions people like St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and soon-to-be-canonized Junipero Serra made to the Catholic Church in America. It is also well known that the colony of Maryland was founded as a haven for English Catholics (the patriarch of Maryland’s founding family, the Calverts, had been removed …

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