An Open Letter to Christians

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it 100 times: truth without charity is not truth. Those who follow me on Twitter know that I get my fair share of inappropriate comments and “hate mail.” On a regular… Read More

What Would You Give Up?

The following is a homily for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, year C. The readings for this Sunday can be found here. What would you give up to have the opportunity to follow Jesus? He walks in… Read More

New Series: Understanding the Mass

Ever wonder what Catholics do at Mass?

Where Should the Tabernacle Be Placed?

In some ways, the topic of this week’s┬áCatholicism in Focus is a trivial one. It is the sort of topic that the Pharisees might have argued about, seemingly esoteric, having no effect on the lives of the poor… Read More

The World Needs a Franciscan Renewal

The world is in a tough place. Maybe we should look to an 800 year old movement for answers.