You Asked, I Answered

As I’m sure you know, one of my favorite things about being a Franciscan and a priest is answering questions. I love to hear what people are interested in and I love being able to work through difficult… Read More

Why Do Christians Worship on Sunday?

It may seem like an extremely simple question. Sunday is the Lord’s Day. Of course we go to Church on Sunday. And yet, when I asked someone recently about how our Sunday obligation related to the Sabbath, they… Read More

Is Cremation Allowed?

For centuries, it was absolutely against Catholic law for someone to be cremated. Why was this, and what changed the Church’s stance today?

Why Christmas movies are awful (but we watch them anyway)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-13._Christmas_Movies.m4a Trigger warning: this episode contains opinions about Christmas movies that may upset your nostalgia and sentimentality! Objectively speaking, Christmas movies are the worst. Yeah, I said it. Released at any other time of the year, It’s a Wonderful Life… Read More

Even Discipleship Has A Final Exam

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