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

On suicide: We cannot look away

Geraldine sat in the front row of my theology class. Disheveled and unkempt, her hand seemed to be perpetually raised to ask endless questions of our professors. … Read More

Wedding trends in 2018

According to Nielsen ratings, 29 million people woke up early to watch the May 19 royal wedding between Prince Harry and Megan Markle. This is a surprising … Read More