Why I Want to Carry Your Prayers in 2016

One of my greatest struggles (which persists to this day) as I entered the Church is that Christianity was never primarily about my personal relationship with Christ, but the Church’s union with Christ. …just as Christ is head… Read More

Three Ways Mary Helps Us Become Better Christians

Happy New Year! Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God (“God-Bearer” or Theotokos in Greek), a title recognized since the early Church and an official dogma since the Council of Ephesus in 431 A.D…. Read More

Obedience: How I Refused God’s Call and Experienced Grace

In today’s gospel Jesus relates the story of two brothers whose father issued orders to work in the vineyard. One bother initially refuses the command, yet later obeys. The other agrees to work, but goes back on his… Read More