Don’t Get Used to This!

The following is a homily for the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, Year A. The readings can be found here. Being able to stay connected with our worshiping community even in the midst of a… Read More

Do Not Be Afraid

This Easter, maybe more than any other, we are able to identify with the Christians of the first Easter. Like them, we are celebrating in our homes, behind locked doors, confused, heartbroken, and a bit afraid. Jesus had… Read More

Is it too late?

It’s Palm Sunday! Which means free leaves, a super long Gospel, and a short homily! (Okay, well, at least you get two of those things today!) Here’s a quick reflection as we look to the end of Lent… Read More

Let Go… Of Yourself

The following is the first installment of a six-part series this Lent. Each reflection is inspired by my new book, Let Go: Seven Stumbling Blocks to Christian Discipleship, available in paperback, audiobook, and Kindle.

Enter the Desert

The following is my homily for the 2nd Sunday in Advent, Year A. The readings can be found here. Have you ever been out in the desert? I mean, like, really out there. I drove cross country once from San… Read More

Is Cremation Allowed?

For centuries, it was absolutely against Catholic law for someone to be cremated. Why was this, and what changed the Church’s stance today?

Even Discipleship Has A Final Exam

The following is my homily for the 1st Sunday in Advent, Year A. The readings can be found here. This week, the students at UGA enter an intense period of preparation: it’s final exam time. Ready or not, here… Read More

The Church Has Let Me Down

I’m going to be completely honest with you: this video was made out of frustration. I have been stewing over something for months, and this video is my indirect response to it. You see, I believe that we… Read More

Is This It?

The following is my homily for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. It’s interesting, if you think about it, that art and entertainment through the years has done more to shape… Read More

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

BIG NEWS! I Wrote Another Book!

I’m very excited to announce this great news!

Religious but not Spiritual

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