What Was Vatican II?

In January of 1959, Pope Saint John XXIII shocked the world when he announced the convening of the 21st ecumenical council of the Catholic Church. From 1962-1965, the bishops of the Church met to discuss the Church’s understanding… Read More

Cardinal Differences

It was quite a remarkable week at the Catholic University of America. In what we were told was “completely coincidental,” two different (and I mean different)┬áCardinals found their way onto campus to give lectures about the Church. On… Read More

Time to Read

One of the great things about this year is that I have a lot of time to read. Here’s what I’m focusing on right now. Francis of Assisi: Early Documents This is a book that no friar should… Read More