It is often said that, in our world today, more people than ever are “spiritual but not religious,” that they have a sense of God, want to live in communion with others, and do what is right, but… Read More
In last week’s episode, I mentioned that I was nearing the limit of what I could do on my own. Some took this as an indication that I might be letting up on the social media ministry. Hardly…. Read More
Last week, I went to the greatest show on earth: the Paschal Triduum of the Catholic Church. (If you don’t know what that is, check out my video for this week.) In reflecting on my experience over the… Read More
Sometimes, as simple as it sounds, the most important thing we could ever do is to show up
Yes… I’ve lost it. (In more ways than one actually!) This is yet another video for the week. Not only am I posted new episodes of Catholicism in Focus on Mondays and Lenten reflections on Fridays, it would… Read More
Longtime blog followers will know that I have written a lot about the vow of poverty. It is very misunderstood, often neglected, and rarely means much in our practical lives as friars. We are told we must live… Read More
They say that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, that the best way to begin to understand someone is by meeting their parents and seeing where they come from. Like it or not, we often take… Read More
Bad religion does exist… and sometimes it’s closer than we think.
Christmas is coming. What will you do to prepare?
Many say that the Bible can justify anything we want. I think they’re right.
Faith may be a gift from God, but is requires the faithful to hand it on to others
They say that sometimes the best strategy to preaching is to preach to yourself: figure out what you really need to hear and go with that. One can only hope that’s the case as this post is riddled… Read More