THE SMILE OF A CHILD

My wife and I recently had our third child. We named her Sophia after the Greek word for Wisdom. She is a tiebreaker child....

LENT WITH GRATITUDE

“There is not, never has been, and never will be a single human being for whom Christ did not suffer.” - Council of Quiercy I...

WHAT’S IN A NAME

When I was young, I would always pretend I had some other fantastical name—Anastasia, Felicity, Eloise. I was never satisfied with just plain old...

THE SMILE OF A CHILD

My wife and I recently had our third child. We named her Sophia after the Greek word for Wisdom. She is a tiebreaker child....

LENT WITH GRATITUDE

“There is not, never has been, and never will be a single human being for whom Christ did not suffer.” - Council of Quiercy I...

ALL IS FAIR IN LOVE & WAR

I am sure you noticed that Ash Wednesday fell on Valentines Day this year. February 14, 2024, was an intriguing intersection of a cultural...

WHAT’S IN A NAME

When I was young, I would always pretend I had some other fantastical name—Anastasia, Felicity, Eloise. I was never satisfied with just plain old...

LENT WITH LITTLES

Each year, I have high hopes for Lent with my kids. Screen time? Dead to us. Sweets? Never heard of them. Just me and...

FEBRUARY 2024 KID’S CORNER

February 2024 Kid's CornerDownload

FEBRUARY 25, 2024 GOSPEL REFLECTION

Today’s Mass readings all point to the sacrifice of Our Lord on the Cross—“for us men, and for our salvation.” Abraham’s faith prefigures Christ’s...

ST. POLYCARP

MEMORIAL: FEBRUARY 23 St. Polycarp was a second generation Christian. This means that He learned about Jesus from the Apostles. St. Polycarp was a disciple...

THE GOOD NEWS FOR YOU

God loves you. This is a fact that we may know in our minds, but how often does it sink into our hearts? Rarely....

OWNING YOUR AUTONOMOUS SELF

Sometimes, when you forget a password (and frankly, which email address you even used to create an account several years ago), a company will...

SINCE HE IS BREAD, WE MUST BE BREAD

Adam Bernard Chmielowski was born in the village of Igołomia in Poland on August 20th, 1845. Despite beginning his studies in Puławy at the...

MY FRENCH NEIGHBOR

We have lived in our house for almost 7 years. We’ve added on a 16x30 foot deck; we’ve added board and batten in our...

WHAT IS RELATIVISM?

If there was ever a time when relativism could be treated as a reductio ad absurdum, a self-defeating principle, that time has long since...

GRANDPA PANTOCRATOR

The living room was dark with just enough sunlight breaching his midday nap time security that I could make my way to the floral...

BURNT OFFERINGS: A HOW-TO GUIDE

Being a cradle Catholic is certainly not without its perks. Steeped in Church teachings and traditions for most of my life, I find getting...