An ordination and a promise/bet recalled…from a brother’s POV.
Parenting can keep you up at night worrying about your children’s future. A couple of examples — both real and fictional — can help parents better understand and grapple with their fears.
One of the best things about this blog is that it provides a place for parents to be brutally honest with how they feel as they watch their son go … Continue reading
Right, so this isn’t really all that directly linked to my brother’s current work but it seemed the right place to post it. You’ve heard the saying “There are no … Continue reading
My Christmas wish for all of you.
A trip to Memphis reminded me of the universality of the Catholic faith.
There’s a delightful bit in Pixar’s “Up” in which Russell (the eternally optimistic scout) is trying to assemble a tent. Tents are hard! The scene ends with the tent sailing … Continue reading
Pope Francis has issued a deeploy countercultural challenge to us — opting completely out of the game and adopting a new view of what it means to succeed.
This weekend, as Evan and his brother novice Paolo are representing the seminary at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis, it seemed appropriate to share the prayer service he wrote for the discernment weekend last month.
The Pope says that Cathy and I are special. Well, not really. What he said was that catechists are “pillars” for education in the faith. This came in the context … Continue reading
Publishing, radio, television, movies, performances? What kind of priests are the Paulists, anyway?
“Vocation” is just a fancy word for job, right? Or is it something deeper?