How Many Times?

The following is my homily for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. I’ll never forget the first time I held a sparkler. While they don’t interest me much now, they were so amazing when I was… Read More

The Church’s Moral Standards Are Too High

Some say the Church’s moral standards are too high. I think they’re right where they need to be.

Gaudete Et Exsultate

Did you hear about Pope Francis’ new Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete Et Exsultate? It’s pretty amazing, if I do say so myself. Not only is it the spiritual food that our world and Church needs today, it’s not too theological,… Read More

The Greatest Show On Earth

Last week, I went to the greatest show on earth: the Paschal Triduum of the Catholic Church. (If you don’t know what that is, check out my video for this week.) In reflecting on my experience over the… Read More

Catholics and the Big Bang Theory

It’s no secret that some in the religious world approach science with a lot of skepticism. Approaching the two disciplines with a polarized mindset, they feel that they have to pick between religion OR science, as if one… Read More