Read Me! I want to preface this post by saying that I am not speaking out against any political parties or the United States. I have tried very diligently to remain staunchly apolitical, both here and on other social media. I do so because I don’t want any of my personal opinions to dissuade you […]Read more "Red, White, and Blue Christianity"
Friday turned out to be a mild, spring day in Mission Viejo; the temperature wasn’t supposed to crack the 70’s. The valley began to show signs of life as the California sun peaked over the Eastern hills, illuminating the subdivisions in this well to do Orange County city. Dogs were walked. Tall, nonfat lattes were […]Read more "The Darkness of Depression"
Dear Brothers, I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are […]Read more "In Today’s World: What We Can Learn From the Pope’s Resignation"
What did Jesus say about homosexuality? Or Hell? Or how we should engage the culture. Shane Claiborne’s and Tony Campolo’s book Red Letter Revolution aims to answer those questions. Through it isn’t cut and dry like so many other books, Red Letter Revolution is akin to sitting in the room while two good friends discuss […]Read more "Book Review: Red Letter Revolution"
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I’d love to see Handel’s Messiah performed live every year, but usually that doesn’t work out as well as I would like it to. I have been fortunate enough to attend the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s performance twice, and it was amazing. I highly recommend you experience this concert at least once. In the meantime, this […]Read more "Advent Songs: IV"