“I will honor Christ in my heart and try to be authentically Catholic all the year.”

Photography © by Andy Coan

One of the most famous Christmas quotes of all time is this one from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens: “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” Reflecting on this quote has made me think about resolutions a little differently for 2014.  I would like you to join me in a different […]

Some Thoughts on Expanding Our Vocabulary

Do our children understand morality?  Ethics?  Virtue?  The Beatitudes?  If not, why?  Aren’t they supposed to learn about these vital concepts from their parents?  Do we (parents) fully understand, discuss and apply these concepts in our daily lives so we can set the right example for our children?  I pose these challenging questions for all of us after reading a […]

An Authentic Life

There is a cultural fatigue which is creating a hopelessness in the lives of more and more people everyday, and from the midst of that fatigue and hopelessness they are crying out for help. More than ever, our non-Christian and non-practicing brothers and sisters are sending you, me, and all of Christianity a message. Though they are probably not aware of […]