Hey Seattle! Wanna learn about Indulgences and Purgatory?

Yes!  They are still a thing!  And this is both the Year of Mercy *and* the Dominican Jubilee Year: two shots at obtaining indulgences! If you think they are ways to buy grace or get out of hell free cards or any of the other goofy things people think, by all means drop by the Blessed [Read More…]

Hey Seattle! Want to learn more about the theology of Indulgences?

Yes!  They still exist!  And if you are one of the many people who thinks they went out with Vatican II or are some way of buying grace (that’s the sin of simony), why not come to Blessed Sacrament Church on July 7 and 14: Understanding Indulgences in this Jubilee Year Thursdays, July 7 and [Read More…]

Hey Western Washington!

I’ll be speaking at the University of Washington Newman Center at 7 PM on May 19! We’ll be talking about “Mary, Mother of the Son” and discussing the place of Mary in the life and teaching of the Church. There will also be time for Q and A afterwards. Be there! Aloha! [Read more…]

Hey Seattle! I’m Coming to Speak at Our Lady of Fatima December 15

I look forward to seeing you at 7:00 PM Our Lady of Fatima Parish, 3218 W Barrett Street, Seattle, WA. Topic: The Beatitudes. The Beatitudes crown the Ten Commandments and show us the way to complete happiness through the highly paradoxical teaching of Jesus, field-tested by the saints and shown to be true.  Come and take [Read More…]

Hey, Kennewick Washington! I’m Coming Your Way December 13!

I look forward to seeing you guys this Sunday at 2:30 PM St. Joseph Parish, Kennewick, WA to talk about The Family as the Icon of the Blessed Trinity and Mary, Mother of the Son.  Come and learn about how your family reflects the glory of the Blessed Trinity and how our Mother Mary can help us better [Read More…]

Hey, La Conner, Washington!

I’m coming your way December 7! After 5:00 PM Mass and a Soup Supper, I’ll be speaking at 7:00 PM at Sacred Heart Parish (413 Douglas St, La Conner, WA 98257. Phone:(360) 466-3967). We’re talking about Mary, the Mother of the Son. Come and hear how Mary is the icon of the Church, the First [Read More…]

Hey Western Washington! Hope to See you Tomorrow!

At St. Nicholas parish in Gig Harbor! I’ll be there November 14 at 7:00 PM to talk about Mary, Mother of the Son.  Come and hear about how Mary can revolutionize your understanding of who Jesus is–and your understanding of who you are. [Read more…]

Och, Aye! Me and the Missus are Coming Glasgow, Scotland This Weekend!

Big doings at Chez Shea.  The Merry Janet and Yr. Obdt. Svt. board a plane this evening for Auld Blighty, first to Heathrow and then on to Glasgow where I will be speaking October 24 at the Divine Mercy Conference at the University of Glasgow!  If you are in the region and would like to [Read More…]

Greetings from Sioux City, IA!

Here’s as story on my visit. On Oct. 6, I will offer a 7 p.m. presentation at Blessed Sacrament Church on Making Connections with Postmodern Culture Oct. 7 I will speak on the Biblical Roots of Catholic Social Teaching at Trinity Heights after the Noon Mass, then join the rosary at 6:30 p.m. and present [Read More…]

Hey Sioux City, IA! I’m coming your way!

I will be presenting a talk on “Being a Lay Witness in Postmodern Culture” at Blessed Sacrament Church in Sioux City on October 6th at 7pm. It’s a pretty fun talk that not only relates the Great Story of the gospel to Frodo and Superman, but also takes you through the five steps of intentional [Read More…]