Dr. Jeffrey Morrow, Ph.D.

About Dr. Jeffrey Morrow, Ph.D.

Dr. Jeffrey Morrow is an associate professor at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology at Seton Hall University, located in South Orange, New Jersey. He also serves as a senior fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. Dr. Morrow is a Jewish convert to Catholicism. He resides in northern New Jersey with his wife and five children.

Beginning Each Day in the Presence of God

We’ve all heard, and we all know from experience, how important it is to start the day off right. If we wake up grumpy, or overly tired, it is much more difficult to face the challenges of each day cheerfully and with optimism. How often do … [Read more...]

Did Reno Get It Right?

I read with enthusiasm R.R. Reno’s First Things essay “The Return of Catholic Anti-Modernism” and, as always, appreciated his many insights. He helpfully pointed out some ways in which Pope Francis’s recent papal encyclical Laudato Si … [Read more...]

Taking Up the Cross Daily by Praying with Our Senses

The term “mortification” has become increasingly less common in contemporary discussions of the spiritual life. One might say it is now nearly absent from such discussions. We hear about someone being “mortified” when they are humiliated, … [Read more...]

A “Sharing between Friends”: The Art of Mental Prayer

Mental prayer is simply spending time in the presence of God, talking with him about absolutely anything, even about our lack of knowing exactly what to say. It is dealing with our Lord as a close, intimate friend.    When speaking to the … [Read more...]