About Adam Pasternack

Adam Pasternack is a graduate of the University of Dayton where he majored in Religious Studies. Subsequently he earned a Bachelor of Philosophy and MA in Theology at the Pontifical College Josephinum. He currently resides in Buffalo, New York where he works as the Director of Evangelization at St Amelia Parish and is pursuing his PhD in Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Adam has a devotion to Bl John Paul II, Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati, St. Dominic, and St Thomas Aquinas. He enjoys good bourbon, philosophizing, an occasional pipe, ultimate frisbee, singing, Ohio State football, hiking, cooking, reading, traveling, camping, playing, skiing, and of course, all things Catholic. @AJPasternack

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On That Day

On that day, The branch of the LORD will be luster and glory, and the fruit of the earth will be honor and splendor for the survivors of Israel. He who remains in Zion and he who is left in Jerusalem Will be called holy: every one marked down for life in Jerusalem. When the […]


Let Us Enter Into These Most Sacred Mysteries!

I have been reading a beautiful book on the Liturgy recently: For the Life of the World, by Alexander Schmemann.  This Eastern Orthodox priest and theologian cuts to the heart of the sacred drama unfolding in each liturgy. In the sacred liturgy we become participants in the Heavenly Kingdom; Sons in the Son; Partakers in […]


Rend your Hearts, not your Garments

If you discovered you were to die in 5 minutes what would your next thought be?  Your last words? And what if you discovered that you were going to be burned alive by the legitimate reigning government? Fear.  Anger.  Resentment.  Venomous threats and lashing out. Those are some of the thoughts that come to my […]


Evangelizing in the PostModern World

In today’s postmodern world it is a common cultural assumption that we all live by our own “truth,” worldview, or ethical principles.  They are merely subjectively chosen without regard to any real traction in the extra-mental world around us.  They give our lives meaning because we choose them as one choses a favorite ice cream […]


Ricki Lake to produce Documentary exposing the Dangers of Contraception

One of my favorite quotes from the Greek philosopher Aristotle goes something like this.  We seek to know not what men have said but what is true, what really is.  In other words, his goal as a seeker of wisdom was to uncover the truth of reality, the state of affairs as they are, the […]

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