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Wise Men, The Nothingness of Eastern Religions, and the Somethingness of Christianity

A brilliant and valiant teacher named John Senior is continuing to be discovered by those startled by today’s shadowy darkness, especially through a newly published biography. Interestingly, Senior could be described as an apostle of shadows, not because shadows are not real but because they point to the fact that things are real. How else could ...

01 07 2017

Three Simple Ways To Evangelize (And Grow in Faith)

If you clicked on this article because you thought you had stumbled onto a list of “silver bullet” ideas for easily evangelizing your friends, co-workers, and family members, I am sorry to say you are going to be disappointed. When it comes to living and sharing our Catholic faith, there is no “easy” way to do it. The martyrs who died for t...

01 04 2017

Christmas – The Continuing Cosmic Revolution

Shower, O heavens, from above, and let the skies rain down righteousness; let the earth open, that salvation may spring up, and let it cause righteousness to sprout up also; I the Lord have created it (Isaiah 45:8). Christmas can seem so quaint: bells, tinsel, fake snow, not to mention goofy elves and other unmentionable accretions. We can l...

12 24 2016

What Men Bring to the New Evangelization

We are never going to share our faith if we don’t feel good about Jesus and the Church. The Church was established to evangelize. Jesus said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to...

12 08 2016

Reclaim Religious Freedom – An Independence Day Homily

These past five years, I was the Vice Rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland - my last assignment. Emmitsburg is a small town with a great Catholic Heritage; But just eight miles north of the town is the historic Gettysburg National Battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  Since the National Park Service has restored the la...

07 20 2016

Evangelization – It’s a Family Business

My wife just made some delicious strawberry scones that both my kids devoured. I, at the same time, was making myself a breakfast burrito with leftover chicken fajita stuff…a delicious man’s breakfast. As I sat down and took my first bite, my 1-year old son came barging over and demanded to sit in my lap. He immediately began helping himself to...

05 04 2016

Old Lessons for the New Evangelization

I hope you are not completely exhausted from the phrase “the new evangelization”. If you are, I understand. It’s become a phrase that can be just noise or a label slapped on anything. Like a corporation changing its logo to green to join the “green movement”, Catholic initiatives can slap “new evangelization” on basically anything the...

02 24 2016

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