What does it mean to be Catholic?

At the root of our faith are principles that guide how we engage the world and where we look for answers

How to Quarantine

“All I want to do is lie around, watch t.v., and eat. That’s the life!” There have definitely been times in my life that I’ve thought this. Especially now that the weather is getting nice in Georgia, it… Read More

The Mandalorian: A story of religious life

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4-2._Mandalorian.m4a The Mandalorian is catching the world by storm. It’s got action and adventure, plot twists and betrayal. It’s even got a baby version of Yoda! For Star Wars nerds, there is plenty of nostalgia to go around,… Read More

Don’t Become a Priest

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

A Personal Encounter

The following is my homily for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. Growing up, I never doubted the existence of God; there was something inside of me that accepted that God… Read More

The World Needs a Franciscan Renewal

The world is in a tough place. Maybe we should look to an 800 year old movement for answers.

Is Catholicism a Cult?

For many an internet troll on Catholic YouTube channels, “Catholicism is a cult” is a go-to comment. When in doubt, just lump the world’s largest religion in with fanatical fringe groups to win an argument. Yeah… the internet… Read More

Six Reasons Religion Does More Harm Than Good

Bad religion does exist… and sometimes it’s closer than we think.

Happy Holidays from the Second Vatican Council!

What if a so-called “secular greeting” was actually Catholic to its core?

Friar on the Street

You’ve seen Leno. You’ve seen Fallon. The “man on the street” sketch is always a hit. Take a camera, put people on the spot with a question, and see what you get. (For instance, have Mets pitcher Matt… Read More

The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth

Given the amount of quality material out there and the fact that this is a somewhat tired and irrelevant topic for most Catholics, I’m a bit apprehensive about devoting a post to “the religion and science debate.” What more… Read More

Our Lady of Superstition

I present to you a situation shared with one of my classes this week: A professor of mine was in a small town in France some years ago and visited a church with a beautiful image of Mary… Read More