Root, root, root for the home team…

Root, root, root for the home team…

Due to an engrossing children’s biography of Babe Ruth I read in the second grade, I began life as a Yankees fan. I still am, in spite of my more recent devotion to the Washington Nationals. You might say it was easy to be a Yankees fan in the late ’90s,...
Q&A with Fr. Scott  – States and Sacraments

Q&A with Fr. Scott – States and Sacraments

With the Extraordinary Synod on the family behind us and in anticipation of the Synod on the Family that is coming next year, there is a good deal of talk about questions relating to access to the Sacraments. This has been a regular topic of conversation among priests...
Four Ways You Can Help the Souls in Purgatory

Four Ways You Can Help the Souls in Purgatory

It was the hottest week of the year in St. Louis, and we were making our summer visit to my parents’ house. We slept in the nice cool air-conditioned basement bedroom that was my bedroom when I lived at home. One night towards the end of the trip I woke up with a...