Andrew is honored to be husband to a truly humble and loving woman and father to their three sons. His Catholic faith led him to Benedictine College where his studies focused on Theology, Philosophy, and Psychology. Andrew is an avid fisherman and an experienced musician. Since 2008, Andrew has been a high school Theology teacher.
Against my better judgement, I have started listening to Christmas music. As I have written before, saving the Christmas celebration for the actual season – beginning on December 25th and not after Thanksgiving – brings a profound meaning to those weeks following the birth of Our Lord (your kids also won’t wonder why the Christmas […]
Have you ever stared at a crucifix, waiting – almost daring – for Jesus to speak to you through the image? Or recalling the story of Elijah, listening intently in a gentle breeze for the voice of God? Ever been disappointed that you haven’t seen the sun dance or been able to walk on water? […]
Since Truth & Charity’s first post on January 4th of 2012, we have periodically posted updates of various web-traffic milestones. At the onset, no one had any idea that this blog would reach so many people and it is certainly only through God’s grace that it has continued. This will be the last post updating […]
It’s here – finally – and not a moment too soon. Thanksgiving break! I realize that most of you probably think I’m crazy since it’s only Monday and most days you would be correct, as being a teacher tends to challenge ones sanity, but it is precisely because I am a teacher which allows me […]
I was recently rummaging through my old CD collection and came across two by Jars of Clay; their self-titled album (the first CD I ever purchased) and Who We Are Instead. It’s been a while since I’ve listened to either of them, but was reminded of a song on the second called Faith Enough: The […]
Richard Becker recently published an article at Crisis Magazine regarding financial guru Dave Ramsey’s program and how it’s opposed to orthodoxy: But I’ll be blunt: Dave Ramsey’s system is not for Catholics—or, rather, it’s not for childbearing Catholic couples who take the teaching of the Church seriously. At least that’s what we found out. There […]
Renowned Catholic philosopher, Peter Kreeft, recently published an article regarding the initiative to pray. Like many of the faithful, I struggle with “finding time to pray,” which Kreeft says is as unlikely as it is difficult: The major obstacle in most of our lives to just saying yes to prayer, the most popular and powerful […]Click here to read more articles from Andrew...