This ancient and anonymous Holy Saturday homily is a part of today's Office of Readings. So many times, Holy Saturday seems as the "in between" day between Good Friday and the Easter vigil. But we as a Church celebrate something special today. Read on and be inspired: Something strange is happening—there is a great silence [...]

Why are Pro-Life marches always done in the freezing cold? While studying here in Birmingham (England, not Alabama) I got news of a March for Life occurring on Sunday. My fellow students are I were pretty excited about it, and Maryvale Institute rearranged our sessions so we could all be there. Apparently, it was only [...]

If you're not into reading X-rays, let me explain it to you: see that big crack in the femur? Yeah, that shouldn't be there. Two weeks ago my son Bobby (10 years old) was playing basketball. He fell backwards and everyone heard a loud CRACK! If you think that's an unusual way to break a [...]

Lord Jesus, I pray that I might have…   The righteousness of Noah The obedience of Abraham The faith of Moses The heart of David The mind of Solomon The spirit of Elijah The purity of Joseph The humility of John the Baptist The boldness of Peter The love of John the Apostle The zeal [...]

Look what arrived in the mail last week! It's the brand-new, fancy-looking "40-Day Spiritual Workout." Now on paper! I've got a tell you, I am really impressed with the way Servant Publications put this thing together. The cover looks cool, the layout inside is sharp, and the whole book is square! Not "square" as in [...]

I remember looking down and seeing blood on my hands. My head was still spinning from the line of cocaine that I snorted in the bathroom. The prostitute I just had sex with was face down on the bed, murdered. Did I do it? I couldn’t remember. I heard sirens outside and footsteps running up [...]

Another script has come to life! Man, I love seeing what people do with the words I type. When I wrote this back in January, I intended the idea of being put on trial for being Catholic as an obvious fantasy. But these days it seems closer to reality than before, doesn't it? Regardless, that's [...]