Lessons learned from an afternoon with Ringo

I guess I’m a late bloomer. Having finally reached the stability of middle age, I learned something new recently. For the first time in my 42 years … Read More

Family of Origin: When two become one

There is a very fun topic that is covered in marriage preparation classes called Family of Origin.  The premise is the same: men and women don’t just … Read More

In the midst of a storm, trust Jesus

Among the most memorable beginnings in English literature is the opening line from “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens. One could be forgiven for thinking … Read More

Secrets to longevity in a marriage

As a fan of morning news programs, I grew up watching Willard Scott (retired NBC weatherman) ask centenarians on their 100th birthday what their secret to longevity … Read More

The seed of silence will bloom in love

Our faith and living as a Christian are the greatest gifts in life. But as we all know, being a follower of Jesus does not make for … Read More

Make the most of your vacation

Vacations are on my mind right now. We just returned from a beautiful family vacation by car. It was an ideal time to escape our hectic everyday … Read More

Don’t take Eucharist for granted

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ: As a priest, I’m often asked questions about our Catholic faith. The questions vary, but recently a commonly asked question … Read More