Why Can’t Women Be Ordained Priests?

The question of ordaining women to the priesthood is not open to debate. At least, not according to John Paul II. In his 1994 letter Ordinatio Sacerdotalis, he states, “I declare that the Church has no authority whatsoever to… Read More

The Ascension of Jesus, Body and Soul

The following is a homily for the Feast of the Ascension, Year A. The readings can be found here. Technology is amazing these days, isn’t it? Despite being trapped at home, away from everyone we know, we can… Read More

What does it mean to be Catholic?

At the root of our faith are principles that guide how we engage the world and where we look for answers

Sports Without Fans?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4.8._Sports_without_fans.mp3 One of the obvious casualties of the coronavirus shutdown is the loss of all sports. No NCAA tournament. No NBA. No NHL. No MLB. No nothing. Because of the immediate health risk to fans, nothing can take… Read More

Examining Your Conscience (Well)

The key to making a good confession is putting in the time to examine your conscience