Category: Catholic

The 40 Day Spiritual Workout!

Since I relaunched my site through WordPress a couple months ago, the question people have asked most is, “What happened to the 35 Day Spiritual Workout?” Now, at long last, I can break the silence. The 35 Day Workout has been transformed into… the… Continue Reading “The 40 Day Spiritual Workout!”

When I read the bible…

Hello everyone! The amazing folks at Outside Da Box just produced another video I wrote. It’s to help teens understand why the Bible is important in their life. What do you think?

Rest in Peace, Tyler Peltier

If you are not a part of the Franciscan community, then you might not have heard that one of our recent graduates died last week. His name was Tyler Peltier. Apparently he died of a heart attack while biking. He just graduated in May… Continue Reading “Rest in Peace, Tyler Peltier”

Any Given Sunday

I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, “I wonder what Bob thinks about the readings for this Sunday’s liturgy?” Have no fear… Any Given Sunday is here. Any Given Sunday is a project started by my friend, Bob Perron, who is the director of… Continue Reading “Any Given Sunday”

Radiant Joy

These past few days, I was blessed to be a part of the Catholic Youth Ministry Training Convention, sponsored by Life Teen. The theme of the conference was “Radiant Joy.” What surprised me about my experience at the conference was that it was so…… Continue Reading “Radiant Joy”

Reflections on “Unholy Night”

Maybe some of you have seen previews for the upcoming movie, “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” It is based on a book by Seth Grahame-Smith who also wrote the novel, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.” As you can tell from those titles, Grahame-Smith likes to… Continue Reading “Reflections on “Unholy Night””

re:Dan Savage

If you haven’t had the chance to read some of the comments and replies on my previous post of, “The Bible, bigotry, and same-sex attraction,” I’d encourage you to do so. Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond. I couldn’t be happier—this kind… Continue Reading “re:Dan Savage”

The Creed

Here’s a script I wrote about the Apostle’s Creed. Corey at Likeable Art did all the hard work and I think it came out really well. Great job, Corey! What’s also cool is that it’s available in Spanish. I imagine that someday, after the… Continue Reading “The Creed”

The Bible, bigotry, and same sex attraction

At a conference for High School journalists, Dan Savage gave a talk that was supposed to be about anti-bullying. Instead it was anti-Christian. As he began to talk about the “bullish*t” of what can be found in the Bible, many Christian students stood up… Continue Reading “The Bible, bigotry, and same sex attraction”

Proud to be an American Catholic

Ten years ago, in the midst of a well publicized sexual scandal, it was tough to show your pride in the American Catholic Church. Story after story flooded the news of abominable actions done by priests while some bishops and cardinals seemed to purposely… Continue Reading “Proud to be an American Catholic”