They definitely need all the prayers we can send their way! When I had an emergency appendectomy, both Father Dean and Father Uche came to see me at the hospital to pray over me and to pray Vespers together. I was hooked up to all kinds of machines and it was kind of comical, but … Continue reading10 Great Ways to Make Your Priest’s Father’s Day ROCK!
It happens. Especially for rookie priests fresh off of holy orders. They spend an average of two years at three different parishes before eventually becoming pastor of their own parish after six years. At my parish, we recently said goodbye to Father Jonathan, who I … Continue readingSo Your Priest Was Reassigned – Now What?
When I heard the news about the sexual abuse scandal at Penn State, I was shocked and horrified for the victims. I was disgusted by the actions of the alleged perpetrator and the cover up that followed. And, I was sad for the students who … Continue readingThe Scandal at Penn State and Syracuse: A Call to Action
+JMJ+ I’m Catholic and have been since birth. My faith has always been part of the definition of me. That being said, in May 2010 my world fell apart and the foundations of my faith cracked. At 8:50 pm on May 26th 2010 my beautiful … Continue readingMercy and Justice -or- My Perfect Confession