“Perhaps God’s greatest miracle is not creation, but re-creation”: My talk at the Courage conference

I wrote to you earlier about the beautiful experience I had last month at the annual Courage Apostolate conference, and am now delighted to share with you a video of the talk I gave there. An audio podcast is also available, courtesy of AirMaria.com. The video is long. If you are pressed for time, I [Read More...]

WATCH NOW: My interview on EWTN’s “The Journey Home”

Here is the video of my interview on “The Journey Home” that premiered last night on EWTN, in which I share my conversion story with host Marcus Grodi and also talk about the message of my book of Catholic spirituality for adult victims of childhood sexual abuse, My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds [Read More...]

“I was afraid of her purity”: Discovering Mary’s purifying love

    Today is traditionally the Feast of the Purity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (see liturgical prayers here and a reflection by Father Lovasik here). In my book My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints, I talk about how I used to be afraid of Mary’s purity. [Read More...]

A saint for the New Evangelization

Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, D.C., in delivered a report yesterday at the Synod of Bishops in which he named several saints as examples of the “boldness born of confidence in Christ,” a “quiet boldness,” to which the Church’s members are called in the New Evangelization. First on the list? St. Maximilian Kolbe, the [Read More...]