Pope Francis on Why Facebook Cannot Take the Place of Real Community. Also, Care for Immigrants [Podcast]
Continuing through Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis explains why online community is not the same as in-person community. Also, the dignity and humanity we need to show immigrants.
The McCarrick report highlights the need for the church to take seriously the cries of those who are abused. Thankfully, in many ways, it’s already begun to do that. May more still be done!
I think you can love the traditional Catholic faith and be a cheerleader for Pope Francis at the same time. Here’s why.
For the first time ever, I’m not comfortable arguing with a pompous attitude.
We’ve got human trafficking, poverty, abuse of the environment, and disregard for the disabled, unborn and elderly. Pope Francis encourages us to come together globally to do something about it.
It’s tempting to give into despair – it being 2020 and all. Where is the silver lining?
Pope Francis said he’s fine with civil unions. What does that actually mean?
I complain about our political system, but what am I ready to do to change it?
In this podcast episode, I explore the first half of chapter 1 of Pope Francis’ encyclical Fratelli Tutti where he give his thoughts on the new “cultural colonization” and unhealthy politics in our world today.
The crucifixion is ugly. Why do we place it at the core of the Catholic faith?
Just read the Psalms
In this episode, I explore the beginning of Pope Francis’ latest encyclical: Fratelli Tutti. Listen and join the conversation!
1. Music. 2. Stories. 3. Pontificating.
When Hannah met David, she immediately knew he was not her type. The guys she dated fit nicely into the wild, stupid, and fun categories. David was quiet. But bit by bit, she wondered if quiet was really all that bad.
Many complain that the church is too demanding. What is often missed, though, is what the Catholic church does not demand.
Listen to a new song I just recorded.
A new podcast delving into the writings of Pope Francis and how they apply to our lives today.
It’s not only what we do that counts. It’s what we think. It’s what we let ourselves feel.
Why be specifically Catholic?
Fr. McKenzie did not look like a priest. He was too young. He had also never been to Liverpool, having grown up in the States. But with clergy shortages everywhere, especially in England, this was where Holy Mother Church had decided to drop him. God only knows why, but such are the mysteries of the…
My son’s despair is making me ask the question all over again.
We’re not pure evil or pure good. We’re a bit of both.
A new song I wrote about my relationship with my dead father.
Miracles are evidence for the existence of God.
Where to find my new music
I try to speak/My words just fall/ They cannot breach your wall.
With how 2020 is going, we need more listening and less talking.
Pope Francis might give us insight into how to hold to church teaching while showing mercy.
A song I wrote about how I really love my wife.
A song I wrote about depression.
I took to long to realize,
That holiness is not a prize
It’s never been about the patriarchy, and you know it.
The Bible isn’t the only reason to believe in Christianity, but it’s probably the biggest reason.
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