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

Did Jesus Claim to be God?

One of the most common things I hear from non-Christians is that “Jesus never claimed to be God.” While people like Peter and Paul professed his divinity and later councils defined what that meant, Jesus never speaks of… Read More

Popular Portrayal of Catholics

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-2._Catholic_Portrayal.m4a It’s not news to anyone that the Catholic Church has been the butt of a few jokes in popular society. If all you ever knew of the Church was from popular movies and television shows, your opinion… Read More

Going After the Lost

The following is my┬áhomily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. I lived in a fraternity once in which things would mysteriously go missing or show up in strange places…. Read More