A Church without Sacraments?

Without the sacraments, some feel that the Church will fall apart. I don’t think so.

Fasting Before Communion?

It is a very strange situation to be in: you’re standing outside of mass greeting people as they arrive, and someone walks in drinking coffee or finishing some food. It’s rare, but it happens. Far more common is… Read More

What Makes Something a Sin?

According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, sin is “an offense against reason, truth, and right conscience; it is failure in genuine love for God and neighbor caused by a perverse attachment to certain goods. It wounds… Read More

I’ve got some good news… and some bad news

It’s amazing what a month can do. Per usual, I took some time over Christmas and the New Year to step back from making videos, to relax and plan ahead. By this time of year, I’m usually a… 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