Lovely Lady Dressed in Blue…

Blue has never been my color.  I’m more of a black with alternating shades of gray sort of guy.  I remember well the day I told my diocesan vocations director of this fact.  ”Why do you want to be a priest?” he asked.  ”Well Father, I look...
Your All-In-One Advent Clickbait!

Your All-In-One Advent Clickbait!

You’ve seen them.  Every day, it seems, something pops up in our newsfeeds or our Twitter feeds exhorting and enticing us.  “Five things you need to know today about X…”  Funny, before I saw the headline, I hadn’t given much thought to X.  Even funnier, X usually...
Living Catholicism in the Moment

Living Catholicism in the Moment

We moderns are very accustomed to the present.  There is an entire culture – a very attractive one, especially during these summer months – dedicated to the romantic idealism of living in the moment.  There is no reason Christians can’t...

Who do you want to be?

Last week I asked the question, “Who are you”, and encouraged readers to take stock of how the things done in public and private shape one’s character. After 5 days of prayer and examination, many people either feel guilt or shame for all the faults...