At the root of our faith are principles that guide how we engage the world and where we look for answers
The following is a homily for the Christmas mass during the night. The readings can be found here. The manger. Is there a more important symbol of Christmas than the manger. As Easter has the cross, Christmas has… Read More
Christ is really present in the Eucharist. But what do we mean by “real”?
In some ways, the topic of this week’s Catholicism 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
I firmly believe that the Catholic Church is a sacrament of salvation and holds the fullness of truth. I love its mission of sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ with the world, am inspired by its many… Read More
Ever wondered how an adult becomes a Catholic? Now you can find out!
There are a few meals that I will never forget as long as I live. I’ll never forget Thanksgiving dinner with my family some years back. We all tried our best to be as behaved and formal as… Read More
So many Catholics are outside the Church with no way in
In each of the four eucharistic prayers in the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church, the words “Do this in memory of me” are spoken by the priest in what is called the Institution Narrative. Although some of… Read More
All around the world, Christians are celebrating! Christ has risen from the dead! Our salvation is at hand! How does one even begin to celebrate such a moment? At St. Camillus, we celebrate in the way of the… Read More
Bad worship is an all-to-common phenomenon in our churches. As I’ve traveled around quite a bit in the past 7-10 years, I’ve experienced choirs reminiscent to the movie Sister Act to no choir at all; preachers that have… Read More
Whenever I discern a difficult decision, I often think of Moses. When asked by God to go to Egypt, Moses challenges God by saying that they won’t believe him and that he’s not an eloquent speaker. What God… Read More