Are You Getting the Sense that Scripture Is Literal?

Recently I was in a men’s small group discussion, and we started discussing whether certain events in the Bible really happened. When I expressed my belief that events like the Flood and parting of the Red Sea were actual historical events, many looked at me like I...

The Coming of Christmas: Longing, Lessons, and Letting Go

Each year, as the Christmas season approaches, I find myself caught up in sweet surrender to the mystery of the incarnation. I am overwhelmed with the thought that the Second Person of the Trinity lowered himself to live among us as the beautiful baby of Bethlehem,...

Advent With The Joyful Mysteries

We are now fully immersed in the season of Advent. A time of anticipation for the joy of our Savior’s birth. As we make ready and prepare for His coming, the Church reminds us to clean house – no our physical homes, but our souls. Every parish provides a penance...