Dealing with Hurt and Difficulties

It’s encouraging to know that the saints and other holy people struggled with many of the same things that we do. Sometimes I fall into the trap of placing very holy people on a pedestal, envisioning that they somehow remain untouched and protected from the trials and tribulations we face in everyday life....

Traveling with Jesus

My upcoming work trip to LA got me thinking—how can we keep Christ with us (in our hearts and minds) while traveling? Even though several of my coworkers and I will be heading to the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress March 22-25 (where I will be absorbed in all things Catholic with easy access to...

A Response to Women Who Want to Be Priests

I just stumbled across an article that both angered and saddened me. The article? Fort Myers woman defies church to be ordained Roman Catholic priest. First of all, the title is misleading, because she cannot be ordained a Roman Catholic priest, thus she is not one. It’s the authoritative teaching of the...

Evangelization and New Media

The continued emergence of new media keeps adding fresh spins on the commission to preach the gospel. Though this is not a new realization for many, it was a message that was rekindled in me during the 2011 Catholic New Media Conference in Kansas City, Kansas, at the beginning of the month. Not only was the...

Lino Rulli’s new book is here!

I am really excited about Lino Rulli’s new book, Sinner: The Catholic Guy’s Funny, Feeble Attempts to Be a Faithful Catholic. Not only is the book laugh-out-loud funny (yes, The Catholic Guy’s humor transfers seamlessly from radio to print), but Lino’s got some really sound theological points...

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