You hear it everywhere. Yesterday alone, I probably heard “Oh my God” uttered half a dozen times – from ladies in the grocery store, characters on a kids’ TV show, and even from a little boy on my son’s soccer team. Some ask, how have … Continue readingOMG!
So I missed daily Mass this morning. I chose (made?) His creation my chapel. I found Him in the silence and began a litany of praise for the gifts He lavishly pours over me each day. … Continue readingHis Creation is My Chapel
Thou Shalt NOT… As a youth minister, I can tell you that nothing is quite as tough as teaching the Ten Commandments. A lot of the youth have it about half-memorized, and because of that they think they know it all. It’s a bunch … Continue readingThe Ten Invitations
“I’m fine.” “Just great!” “Doing well, thanks.” No matter how we’re actually feeling or doing, it’s generally considered a matter of American etiquette to put on a cheery face and respond nicely to anybody and everybody we meet who asks the quintessential question of politeness: … Continue readingThe Danger of Being “Fine”