As the Coronavirus pandemic has made its way around the world and into the US at large, I’ve felt like I’m watching it unfold in slow-motion. Someone likened it to watching for the tidal wave after an earthquake: it’s coming, it’ll be devastating, but there’s not a lot you can do to prevent it. You…
Captain America offers inspiration in my spiritual desert.
A verse from 2 Peter offers me hope in the midst of a spiritual desert.
Christmas decorations are all put away for now, but Christmas should impact the way we live every day.
It was one sentence in a tearful, late-night phone call. Now I was wide awake. Wide. Awake. And scared.
A few years ago, I wrote about some revelations I’d had about the parable of the Prodigal Son. I used to loathe the parable until I finally prayed that God would help me understand it better. Since then, this parable has become one of my favorites to contemplate. The parable came up again in this…
This Sunday, I was struck by the reading during Lauds: I will sprinkle clean water upon you to cleanse you from all your impurities, and from all your idols I will cleanse you. I will give you a new heart and place a new spirit within you, taking from your bodies your stony hearts and…
It’s getting close to the feast of St. Dominic! Bookmark this page to pray a novena to the founder of the Order of Preachers.
I haven’t been writing a bunch here lately, but I’m hoping to get back to it again.