BenevoLENT Challenge

In this blessed liturgical season of Lent, I present to the Lord my internal sufferings, my flirtation with laziness, and the self-imposed ridicule I direct towards my own charisms. I sacrifice my temptation to linger on hatred and pain. Through FAITH, I will hold in confidence that the Lord hears my prayers. I will pray … Continue reading BenevoLENT Challenge

July 14th, 2019

DEUTERONOMY 30, COLOSSIANS 1, AND  LUKE 10 I've decided that I don't need these theological reflections to be brilliant. When I uploaded one the other day, I was doused with anxiety. Not because I am hesitant to let other people know my thoughts, but because I set a standard for myself that is not unlike … Continue reading July 14th, 2019

July 9th, 2019

Genesis 32 and Matthew 9 As I attempt to do any theological reflection, I always pray for focus. Focus, first and foremost, on the words of Sacred Scripture. I ask the Holy Spirit for blinders; the strength to ignore the compulsions that urge me to check my phone notifications, change seating positions, refill my mug, … Continue reading July 9th, 2019

Home is Where the Heart Burns

All Catholic churches are homes for all Catholic peoples. A home, not a house. A church building is never simply a structure. It is where the family of the faithful come to rejoice, to weep, to be nourished, partake of the Sacred Body and Blood, to drink and to eat. It is home. It is … Continue reading Home is Where the Heart Burns