The Announcement You Didn’t Know You Were Waiting For

The friars live an interesting life. You get to have a front row seat.

Limping to the Finish

In our family growing up, we had a rule: never say that something was the “last” time. Coming about not because of our fear of closure or bringing something to an end but because we had an uncanny… Read More

It’s Déjà vu, All Over Again!

Something seem familiar? My life certainly does.

The Road Trip of Surprises

Not every trip is planned. Sometimes, it’s the surprises that make it memorable.

Homes Away From Home

The final two stops of our trip were places that already had a place in my heart: Greenville, the place where my vocation was born in college, and Triangle, the place where I lived and ministered last summer…. Read More

Raleigh/Durham

Our first day of our “Southern Exposure” began with a tandem of ministries in central North Carolina: Raleigh and Durham. To say that it was a busy weekend is an understatement. Besides being the feast of the Ascension,… Read More

Southern Exposure

On this road trip, it’s less about the road and more about the time spent with brothers

There Were Some Nice Things Too

After talking with a few people over the past few days, I realized that I may have been a little too harsh on New Orleans given my limited experience. I still won’t say that I had a good… Read More

Opportunity in New Orleans

Of all that we’ve seen so far on our travels, our trip yesterday stands out as the most unlike the rest. The scenery, friary, and city all presented an enormous contrast to the previous four places. Sadly, I… Read More

Getting Through Texas

Well I was right about one thing: west Texas was the worst part of our trip thus far. We definitely traded the enchantment of New Mexico for the ordinariness of Texas. For the first three hours, all we… Read More

The Beauty of New Mexico

I know I said in my last post that I wasn’t going to have time to make another video today, but what I really meant was, “I don’t think there will be anything worthwhile to film.” We were… Read More

Safe Arrival in Phoenix

Hey everyone! We made it safely to Phoenix last night where we had a relaxing and enjoyable time with the friars in prayer and celebration. We have a lot more footage than I can share (or have time… Read More