Where’s The Romance?

It’s not so much about falling in love as it is growing in the love we’ve already found

Handmade Fraternity

Meals are sometimes the most important part of fraternal life… which is why I love to make them myself

In This Together

As you might have noticed from my first post a month back, Christian and I are living in pretty tight quarters during our time here in Mexico. Not only are there six men in one room sharing a… Read More

Discernment Never Ends

Even if we know where we’re going, there’s still discernment on how to get there

Millennials and the Church: A Conversation with Fr. Daniel Horan

Those of us born between 1982 and 2004 are in a special class of people known as the “Millennial Generation.” We were raised in the dotcom boom and technological age, came of age during the attacks on September… Read More

Do Clothes Make the Man?

Some say that what one wears doesn’t matter. Science shows it might have more an affect than we think.

Discernment, Formation, and the Church in the Modern World

If you think that title is long, wait until you see the video! But before I get to that, I have great news! Our brother in Syria, Fr. Dhiya Azziz, OFM was released unharmed by his kidnappers! Praise be to God!… Read More

Doing Lent Together

It’s that time of year again. Lent is upon us. Put away the green vestments, get the ashes ready, and hide the chocolate, it’s time for some penance and conversion! Lent is always an especially fruitful time of… Read More

Commitment is Radical

Yesterday morning, I was a part of a beautiful, powerfully inspirational ceremony in New York in which three men committed themselves to a life of poverty, chastity, and obedience in the way of St. Francis of Assisi. To… Read More

Really, Would You Do It With Me?

In my last post, I mentioned that I was in Greenville, SC and that I was going to be speaking at four masses and appearing on a student radio show. I cannot begin to explain how well it… Read More

Would You Do It With Me?

I’m on a mission this weekend: a mission to inspire a new generation of disciples to step forward in the church. Jesus tells us, “The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few,” and nothing could be more… Read More

My Advice For Those Discerning

With the transfer of the Postulancy program from Wilmington, DE to Silver Spring, MD, the postulants and simply professed will be under the same roof once again. Holy Name Province is blessed to have eight incoming postulants this… Read More