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 […]
My vocation story on video… how a Ninja Turtle-loving kid became a priest!
Just came back from Presbyterian College, where I celebrated my first Mass as chaplain of the Catholics there. I met some great students; I think it will be a great year!
Today is the first day of school at Cardinal Newman! I met the students this week during their orientation days and I am looking forward to a great year!
Today I start my new assignment all on my own, as administrator of two small parishes outside of Columbia: Transfiguration (Blythewood, SC) and St. Theresa’s (Winnsboro, SC). Once the school year starts, I will also be serving as chaplain to the local Catholic high school and a nearby college. It’ll be a lot of fun!