Homilies for May 2022

For the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Sundays of Easter, as … [Continue Reading]

The Essence of Fatherhood

Should Catholics ever fall into a concept of God which disregards the … [Continue Reading]

Overcoming Polarization Within the Church

Note: This article originally appeared in The Catholic Journal, July … [Continue Reading]

Keep Easter in Eastertide

Happy Easter! Christ is risen, alleluia! Does this time still feel … [Continue Reading]

Saint Joseph and the Perpetual Virginity of Blessed Mary

My friend was an Evangelical Protestant but we occasionally discussed … [Continue Reading]

Questions Answered – May 2022

A Priest’s Spiritual Obligations Question: Could you comment on the s … [Continue Reading]

Book Reviews – May 2022

The Decline and Fall of Sacred Scripture: How the Bible Became a … [Continue Reading]

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Homilies for May 2022

For the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Sundays of Easter, as well as Ascension Thursday Third Sunday of Easter – May 1, 2022 Readings: Acts 5:27–32, 40b–41 • Ps 30:2, 4, 5–6, 11–12, 13 • Rev 5:11–14 • Jn 21:1–19 or 21 … continue reading..

The Essence of Fatherhood

Should Catholics ever fall into a concept of God which disregards the Three Distinct Persons of the Blessed Trinity, in favor of One God with three functions or modes of operation? And does not this concept weaken the possibility … continue reading..

Overcoming Polarization Within the Church

Note: This article originally appeared in The Catholic Journal, July 4, 2019. Introduction: Framing the Issue Sadly, our world is more divided than ever before. Even a cursory glance at politics, education, or culture suffices … continue reading..

Keep Easter in Eastertide

Happy Easter! Christ is risen, alleluia! Does this time still feel like Easter? Hopefully Sunday Mass, at least, still does. Yet outside of that weekly hour, how often do we remember what season we are in? Many Catholics have … continue reading..

Saint Joseph and the Perpetual Virginity of Blessed Mary

My friend was an Evangelical Protestant but we occasionally discussed faith. I had questioned him enough to conclude, with him, that he agreed with the great Christological and Trinitarian Councils of the early Christian … continue reading..

Questions Answered – May 2022

A Priest’s Spiritual Obligations Question: Could you comment on the strict obligation of the Divine Office for priests (under pain of mortal sin) but no similar obligation for the offering of daily Mass? Answer: The answer to t … continue reading..

Book Reviews – May 2022

The Decline and Fall of Sacred Scripture: How the Bible Became a Secular Book. By Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker. Reviewed by Nathan Farrar. (skip to review) Exegetical Gems from Biblical Hebrew. By H.H. II Hardy. Reviewed by D. … continue reading..

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