Children pray for the victims of the Paris attacks in front of the French embassy in Prague

Let Not Your Hearts Be Troubled

November 13th was a great day for me. I went to a charity auction for my parish, met with old friends, made some new ones, ate, dance, sang, and was merry. Unfortunately at the same time it was one of the most terrible days for many other people around the world. It is hard to […]


Why Are We Always Looking Up?

I realized a while ago that we all suffer from the same condition. No matter what station we are in life, no matter the socioeconomic status, no matter the (fill in descriptor here), we all are constantly looking up, when we should be looking around and especially down. What I mean by this is that […]

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The Pope Francis “Manifesto”

Pope Francis gave a flippin’ sweet Q&A session for Pentecost this year, which blogger Rocco Palmo called “A Manifesto to the Church” and “in essence…his first encyclical.” I hope you will watch the whole thing, but here’s the basic rundown, paraphrased from my notes. He gets more and more fired up as he goes along! […]