Shaun McAfee

Shaun McAfee is the founder of Epic Pew. He is an husband, father, author, blogger and eternal student of the Church. View his website ShaunMcAfee.com for more.

Shaun McAfee

11 Awesome Facts About Benedict XVI’s Childhood

Just receiving Benedict XVI: His Life and Thought in the mail, I am astounded by the early life of our Pope Emeritus. Since becoming a Catholic in 2012, I’ve heard the rumors of his Nazi involvement and other rumors and rushed judgments on his resignation, but this book provides outstanding detail of his life and thoughts, often …

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“I want to re-Judaize Catholicism”, says Bishop Barron in Interview with Ben Shapiro

Any interview with Bishop Robert Barron is fascinating. Not to mention, it’s wonderful to learn from one of the best teachers of the Faith in modern times, who is also one of the best-spoken bishops in recent memory. Check out his 56-minute interview on The Ben Shapiro Show.   I particularly recommend listening to Barron’s answer …

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Watch this Beautiful Advent Song from Vigil Project

“All creation groans in labor Waiting for our humble savior Joyful hope for Jesus coming In our hearts is overflowing”   Is this not the cry of our hearts during advent? Waiting, anticipation, preparing, making room, joy, hope, and peace. Randomly scrolling Instagram, I came across a video from The Vigil Project, when I saw …

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‘The Sexual State’ Will Change the Way You Look at Our Culture

“This book is about the ideology of the Sexual Revolution. the havoc it has created in the lives of its victims, and why we have been unable to make the connection between the two up until now.” Thats the opening line to Dr. Jennifer Morse’s new book The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies are Destroying Lives and …

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Take a Virtual Tour of the Spectacular Major Basilica of St. Maria Maggiore in Rome

Drop whatever it is you’re doing and visit a 1500 year old Church, considered to be one of the four most important in Rome—and the world—St. Maria Maggiore (Mary  Major). The Vatican website is offering a free virtual tour: music, photos, 360 degree views, and more.   CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE TOUR   Also, …

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A Miracle? Do You See the Blessed Virgin and Joseph in This Marble?

You’ve heard of the famous Virgin Mary piece of grilled cheese, right? Did you know that thing sold for over $28,000 on eBay? That’s a ton of cash! Imagine seeing something like this for yourself. Maybe you have. Ever seen a cloud that looked a certain way or a shape in a ceiling tile? Of …

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“I Was an Atheist” – Check Out These Moving Testimonies of Former Atheists

All from The Coming Home Network International, these are excellent for insight. I personally hunt for these on the site to better understand how atheists think and how to talk about the faith with them. Enjoy!   Devin Rose (probably the best storyteller ever)   Fr. John Bartunek (Former atheist to Catholic priest)   John …

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Your Children Will Love These Three Books About Jesus and the Faith

As a Catholic father of four young children it is my biggest hope that the Catholic Faith will be kindled in the hearts and minds of my children. They mean everything to me, and so does my faith. Naturally, the two intersect, so I’m always keeping my eyes open for the best books and materials …

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