The Saints were GIANT Sinners

I once saw a statue of Mother Teresa without wrinkles. No lie. It was like the Hollywood actress version of the saint, free of any blemishes or imperfections. It was one of the most bizarre things to witness,… 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

The Church’s Stance on the Death Penalty

I have to say: the issue of the death penalty baffles me in the Catholic Church. How we pride ourselves on being a people of life! How we claim that all life is sacred and should be protected!… Read More

Persist. Together.

The following is my¬†homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. I know that there are many people in the world that do not believe in miracles, but I had… Read More

Do I HAVE to Confess My Sins to a Priest?

One of the most common complaints waged against Catholics (and Orthodox) by Protestants is the sacrament of confession: “Why do you need to go to a priest for confession? Why can’t you go straight to Jesus?” While seemingly… Read More