Have you ever looked around and wondered what God’s plan for you was? It can seem like a daunting question to answer. Of all the millions of things to do in the world, how am I going to… Read More
This is not click bait. In this video, I legitimately discourage people from becoming priests. Why? Because some people shouldn’t become priests. In the midst of a priest crisis sweeping much of the world, the idea of discouraging people… Read More
The following is my homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. One of my favorite things about college was staying up late for philosophical conversations. You know, after a few…… Read More
What does it mean to think like a Franciscan? When people imagine our spirituality, I imagine many picture a tree-hugging hippie communing with nature, a jovial cartoon character with a big belly, or a humble beggar with tattered… Read More
Being ordained a priest was quite the experience!
I get asked a lot of questions. Here is my response to the top ten!
Some priests have big personalities. Some have none at all. All have an effect.
This is the sixth and final episode of an ongoing series. For the previous episode, click here. “Never go to the restroom in the middle of a board meeting.” These words of wisdom, learned the hard way, are the… Read More
The call from God doesn’t always come to the willing or the able… and it’s not always for big things
Maybe there’s more to celibacy than we give it credit
Having just arrived in Durham and being around a lot of new people, I’ve been going through the usual suspects of questions quite a bit: “How did you know you wanted to be a Franciscan?” “How old are… Read More
You’re never too young to discern God’s call