Clearing the Heart to See the Truth

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Pilgimage: Beautiful Ca...

A Pilgrimage to Florence, Assisi & Rome

August27-September7,2014
Highlights… An opportunity to experience the breath taking beauty of our Catholic faith, through its art and spirituality, including St.Peter’s and the Vatican, the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi and the Uffizi in Florence; Papal Audience in St. Peter’s Square with the Holy Father; day trips to Siena and Orvieto, with Daily Mass, Meditations and Catechesis.

Darkness His Only Frien...

(The following is an re-posting of an experience I had when visiting the Holy Land. For this Triduum, will you keep darkness from being Jesus’ only friend?) Some scholars call the Holy Land the ‘Fifth Gospel,’ because when visiting there you are walking into the bible itself. The...

Is it enough to be a &#...

In my experience, some people just don’t want to talk about the big questions – Does God exist? Is Jesus Lord and Savior? What must I do to be saved? – and their dismissal of these kinds of questions almost always appeals to the notion of “good person.” It usually goes something like...

Who Are We To Judge

Recently, I was asked to be part of a Catholic Q&A panel along with two priests for an evening of beer, pretzels, and theology. With ingredients like that, it was bound to be a fun evening, and it was. I was honored to be asked to take part, as both priests were faithful and...

Blueprint For Happiness

I am now in the second year of a two-year walk through the Catechism sponsored by the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas during the Year of Faith. This spring we are focusing on Section Three of the Catechism. The response has been amazing, as we have taken hundreds of Catholics on a...