This past Christmas Eve, 2022, in the bleak midwinter, during the blizzard in Buffalo that claimed at least 30 lives, a man named Jay Withey became stranded in his car. Snow on snow on snow. Jay was out, not because he needed to be, but because his friend called him for help. His…
Today is the feast of the Holy Innocents. It is a somber reminder for us that the wood of the Cradle is never separated from the wood of the Cross. The…
Like many of you, I have been saying the St. Andrew novena this Advent. “Hail and blessed be the hour and moment In which the Son of God was born Of the…
The Old Man isn’t who I thought he was.
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"Joy, which is the small publicity of the pagan, is the gigantic secret of the Christian." —G.K. Chesterton I've had a couple different friends ask me…
An 'impersonal God'-well and good. A subjective God of beauty, truth and goodness, inside our own heads-better still. A formless life-force surging…
This week, it was reported that the cause for sainthood for Father Vincent Capodanno was recommended for suspension. Among the concerns raised by the…
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The disciples approached him and said, “Why do you speak to them in parables?” He said to them in reply, “Because knowledge of the mysteries of the…
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