Enter the Desert

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

Do Not Be Terrified

The following is my homily for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. On May 21, 2011, the world was supposed to end. At least, that’s what the evangelical preacher Harold Camping… Read More

“Do You Like Scary Movies…?”

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-8._Scary_Movies.m4a “Do you like scary movies?” This was the question of the masked murderer just before he killed Drew Barrymore’s character in the movie Scream. It’s a classic Halloween movie: a touch of mystery, only a bit of blood,… Read More

What Happed to the Liturgy at Vatican II?

“Vatican II is the reason for all our problems!” Welcome to 20% of the comments I receive on YouTube. I have to say… I find it a bit tiring. Besides just the nonsense of scapegoating in any situation,… Read More

What is Franciscan Theology

What does it mean to think like a Franciscan? When people imagine our spirituality, I imagine many picture a tree-hugging hippie communing with nature, a jovial cartoon character with a big belly, or a humble beggar with tattered… Read More