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,...
Want to Be More Attentive at Mass? Sit with Kids

Want to Be More Attentive at Mass? Sit with Kids

When I look back on my days before kids (and I have to force myself to remember sometimes that there were, in fact, days before kids in my life), I find myself romanticizing them (the days, not the kids).  My clothes were cleaner, or at least less covered in mystery...
Living More Abundantly

Living More Abundantly

It may be different now, but the chapel of the Newman Center at GWU when I was a student was in pretty rough shape. The floor creaked, the AC/heat was unreliable at best, and it had the general run-down, jerry-rigged feel of the room that was built over a retro-fitted...
Inequality and CEO Pay

Inequality and CEO Pay

Should we care about income or wealth inequality? Plenty of economists and plenty of Christians think we should. Catholics (should) have the default position that all people have equal human dignity, from the unborn to the infirm. Contrasting this position with data...