Running away

I don’t usually have much trouble figuring out things to write about. Every now and then, though, I wind up with a serious case...

Catholicism in the trenches

Fear not those who argue, but those who dodge. - Dale CarnegieConsider this for a moment. What if (and I know this sounds crazy)...

The Extraordinary Ordinary

Last Saturday was the feast of the Triumph of the Cross and for me, this one has always been a conundrum of a feast...

The I-Choice: Staying Human in a Digital Age

In his new book, The I-Choice: Staying Human in a Digital Age, Fr. Denis Lemieux explores the Internet's effects on culture and on our relationships. He examines...

The Lenten Fast for Today’s Catholic

Can there be a shorter account of Our Lord’s forty days in the desert than the one from Saint Mark? It omits not only...

Keep it Simple. Stupid.

I don’t know what it is about women, but most of us tend to find relationships utterly fascinating. Get some girls together, and regardless...

Licking the Earth

Although they knew God they did not honour him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking and...

The Mercy of Hell?

So, what of hell? As you may have heard, and on which I wrote a few days ago, Pope Francis has allegedly (through the...

The long distance relationship

In August of 2011, I was having a long, deep, interesting conversation—the type women often do–about my deal breakers for a dating relationship. No...

Symptoms of disunity

About five years ago, my dad began working for a company that repairs railroad tracks. His job requires him to be away from home...