A Corpus Christi Reflection

There are a lot of things one could overemphasize while speaking about theology and the spiritual life. For example, it is possible to overemphasize the reality of hell and underemphasize God’s saving mercy, which may lead people to view life with a certain sort of despair or unhealthy fear. It is possible to overemphasize certain […]


Revering the Eucharist: The Heart of Worship

Revering the Eucharist: The Heart of Worship “I urge you with all the strength of my soul to approach the Eucharist Table as often as possible. Feed on this Bread of the Angels from which you will draw the strength to fight inner struggles.” – Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati There is a plague in our […]


Air in the Tires

Sometimes when I drive around town I have this odd habit of checking out other cars’ tires. Sometimes they are low and really could use more air, sometimes they are nearly flat, and sometimes they are right where they should be, nice and plump and full of air. Most people know that when a car’s […]

Top Ten Things to Do This Lent

Lent is finally here, and because it is a lot easier to make a list than actually arrange thoughts into paragraph form, here is my list of the top ten things you should do this Lent. So sit back, enjoy, and kindly ignore the fact that there are actually only nine items on this list. […]

The Source and Summit of the Intellectual Life

This Tuesday I was enjoying a leisurely afternoon lunch with Vanderbilt’s FOCUS missionaries when the conversation turned to the modern university. As many passionate Catholics would, we lamented the rampant secularism present in universities today and spoke of the lack of respect for objective truth that is all too common in a university setting. We […]

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