Examining Your Conscience (Well)

The key to making a good confession is putting in the time to examine your conscience

Remember Who You Are

The following is a homily for the first week of Lent, Year A. The readings can be found here. On Ash Wednesday, I had the great opportunity to distribute ashes on campus. Myself and a handful of students… 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

Lent: More Than Misery and Negativity!

Ash Wednesday is here! (and probably already gone since I’m so late in posting this!) Kicking off our Lenten season by ridiculously smearing Ashes on our forehead, many of us became a visible sign to the world today… Read More

Learning My Lesson… Again

For nearly six years I have lived in a community of religious men seeking to live humbly and serve others. I’ve been to workshops, heard lectures, went on retreats, prayed for countless hours, and really, just lived this… Read More