The following is my homily for the 2nd Sunday in Advent, Year A. The readings can be found here. Have you ever been out in the desert? I mean, like, really out there. I drove cross country once from San… Read More
The following is my homily for the 1st Sunday in Advent, Year A. The readings can be found here. This week, the students at UGA enter an intense period of preparation: it’s final exam time. Ready or not, here… Read More
I’m going to be completely honest with you: this video was made out of frustration. I have been stewing over something for months, and this video is my indirect response to it. You see, I believe that we… Read More
During Advent, what exactly are we “waiting” for?
Christmas is coming. What will you do to prepare?
We may not need another mother, but we can always use another sister, friend, or inspiration to help us get to who really matters: her son.
When does someone else’s problem become our problem? St. Joseph offers a guide.
Each year on New Year’s eve, we celebrate the year that was and anticipate the year that will be. As the ball drops and the clock adds another year at midnight, we sense something significant: it’s a new… Read More
How can we prepare for Christmas in the spirit of St. Francis?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Advent? No. Christmas? That’s not for a while. No, the most wonderful time I speak of is the close of the school semester. No more papers! No more tests! That’s… Read More
Before Easter, the Church universally prepares for the passion, death and resurrection of our Lord with heavy fasting, extra prayers, and almsgiving. The thought is, given the solemnity of such a celebration, everyone should be adequately prepared for… Read More