A complete gift of self to one’s spouse, in body and soul
Do you know the three goods, or “essentials,” of marriage?
Marriage is a covenant, a complete gift of self. What does this mean?
What is the one calling we all share, as people created in God’s image?
God created us for love… but is this love only a warm, mushy feeling that we can’t control?
“Father, why should anyone listen to you? You’re not married.” The first post in a series on the meaning of marriage.
On Valentine’s Day, it is not the same to have just a phone call or a photo. If a woman’s husband is away on deployment, for example, she can think about him, look at a photo, or even talk to him on the phone. But as nice as these things are, she would much rather have her […]
Our culture celebrates his birthday, but often treats Jesus like Elmo. The way he is often presented in our culture, you would think Jesus was just a nice guy who walked around telling everyone to love each other, like Elmo or other similar characters for children. But if one reads the story of the Lord’s […]
The difference between Christianity’s essentials and its traditions.
Time flies by when you’re serving God! Today I celebrate five years of ordination as a priest. Thankfully, I can still say that I am so happy and grateful to be a priest! It has been a lot of fun being “captain of my own ship(s)” over the last year, so to speak, rather than being […]