The Gospel According to Spider-Man

Okay y’all: Spider-Man is my favorite super hero. He has terrible luck, his powers seem to get him into more trouble than they get him out of, he’s a big nerd, and he rather seldom “gets the girl.” In spite of all this, he chooses to get up every day and try to save the […]


Remain in Me.

Jesus said to his disciples: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and every one that does he prunes so that it bears more fruit. You are already pruned because of the word that I spoke to you. […]


Louder Than Words

The truth is that we are imperfect beings, and that in relationships we are going to fall short, but that shouldn’t stop us from striving to be saints in the present. That being said, it matters who we date, and it is important to be on the lookout for Mr. Godly Man or Ms. Godly […]

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Making the Cut

 “If your right eye causes you to stumble, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. And if your right hand causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it away. It is […]


Your Word is Truth: Reflections from a Festival of Praise

This week, I attended my first ever “FOP” (Festival of Praise) at the Franciscan University of Steubenville!  Eight of us seminarians wanted to go, so we got in the car, set course for Steubie, and went!  I had a thoroughly enjoyable first look at the campus, and got something of an insider tour from a […]