The Logic of Liberals: Why I Might Just Take Your Advice And Shut Up with My Hateful, Intolerant, and Stupid Religious Beliefs

In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision on gay marriage, I have been shocked and honestly very disappointed to see many people’s true colors emerge.  And I’m not talking about people’s rainbow-colored Facebook profile pictures.  I’m talking about some … Continue reading

Watching You Fall in Love: A Witness to Conversion

Over the past few weeks, I have had the chance to meditate a great deal on conversion, falling in love with Christ, and accepting His Church here on earth (which generally translates to forgiving its fallen members).  It all began … Continue reading

Quotes and Reflections from Matthew Kelly’s “Rediscover Catholicism”: Part 1

Several months ago, I had the great pleasure of reading Matthew Kelly’s “The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic,” a terrific book identifying the four unique characteristics of what Kelly referred to as “dynamic Catholics,” those parishioners who are the … Continue reading

Evangelization, Love, and Friendship

One of my favorite subjects of reflection is definitely evangelization, which probably doesn’t surprise many of you considering how many posts I’ve dedicated to the topic over the past few weeks.  Evangelization is a key part of my ministry, especially … Continue reading

“I Am His Beloved, and He Is Mine”: Reflections on Henri Nouwen’s “Life of the Beloved”

“I am His Beloved, and He is mine” (Song of Songs 6:3).  It’s quite possibly my favorite passage in all of Scripture.  There is just something about being called ‘Beloved’ that speaks to the heart, especially to that of a … Continue reading