What’s in a Name?

Here’s a piece I did for OSV on the significance of the use of names in the gospels: Have you ever wondered why you know the names of certain characters in the Gospels? Why do you know the name of blind Bartimaeus, who begged by the roadside at Jericho (Mk 10:46-52)? Why do you know, [Read More…]

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Age of Wisdom

Here’s a fun piece I wrote a bit ago for OSV where I interviewed several wonderful older Catholics about how they kept the faith and lived such long and fruitful lives. ¬†Really a joy to talk to these folks. [Read more…]

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Catholic/American Phrasebook, Part 3

…is now out over at Our Sunday Visitor. The previous two installments are here and here. [Read more…]

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Clearing up the Confusion

Over at OSV, Yr. Obdt’ Svt. pens the first of a three part serious that looks to translate Catholicese into contemporary Americanese. [Read more…]

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A primer for disillusioned Catholics

Yr. Obdt. Svt. offers a few words of support to any Catholic who has ever been let down by fellow Catholics and tempted to despair. [Read more…]

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