It’s not often that I get the chance to write “poetry.” It’s even less often than that, that I share what I write with others besides a spiritual director or close friend. This Fall, I had a rather unfortunate encounter which led me to a beautiful period of prayer. As I sat with the LordContinue reading “When Love Burns So Much It Hurts – a Poem”
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If I don’t preach the Gospel, what can I ever hope to do?
We are bound by love, by the commission of our Baptism to proclaim Christ, crucified, resurrected, and alive to each we encounter! Here’s a great reflection on our duty as Christians from Blessed Paul VI, Pope. How have you proclaimed Christ today? Have you? What’s holding you back? Don’t wait! From a homily by BlessedContinue reading “If I don’t preach the Gospel, what can I ever hope to do?”
A Life Well Lived: The Radical Hospitality St. Francis of Assisi
St. Francis of Assisi has been my patron saint for as long as I can remember. I have always had a devotion to him, the simple, humble aristocrat-turned beggar of Assisi. His radical ways of living have always touched deeply at my heart, as they have at so many others across the ages. Francis, wasContinue reading “A Life Well Lived: The Radical Hospitality St. Francis of Assisi”
2014: Gossip, Anger, Forgiveness, Joy, and Blessings
2014 has been a great year for sure! A year with gossip, anger, forgiveness, joy, and many blessings. Let’s make the next one even better!
My Vocation Story
The following is my Vocation Story up to this point. Why do I say up to this point? Because, it is a never ending process. Until the day I die I will always be seeking to discover and discern where/to what God is calling me to next. The following are just specific points along the way that have stoodContinue reading “My Vocation Story”
Well, it is finally here! The end of my first Semester in College Seminary. Please keep all of my brother seminarians and myself in your prayers this week as we take on all of our final exams head on. I have 3 today and then 2 Thursday. After this is all over, I will beContinue reading “Finals Week”