• Abuse Crisis,  Diocesan,  Pope Francis

    The Harlot and the Bride

    In the first reading today, John describes the apocalyptic fall of the great city of Babylon. While there’s debate among Scripture scholars over whether John’s vision of Babylon represents Rome or Jerusalem, for my purposes here I want to focus on…

  • Diocesan,  Theosis

    The Conquering Healer

    One of my favorite books in high school was Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.” There was one detail of the story in particular that intrigued me. Dracula, even though he was spectacularly powerful, couldn’t enter someone’s house unless he was invited in.…

  • Diocesan,  Lumen Fidei

    The Supernatural Vision of Fr. Kolbe

    I believe it was sometime in June when I signed up to write the reflection on this particular day. To be honest, I wasn’t really paying attention to what the readings were or the feast day, I just picked a…

  • Diocesan,  Theosis

    That We May Become God

    Last week my oldest son turned five. I remember five years ago it hit me just how totally helpless babies are. I was terrified when we were being discharged from the hospital because somehow those crazy nurses trusted me to…