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December 11, 2017
Write the Vision: Colorblind
In our next installment of "Write the Vision" - Sick Pilgrim's series featuring writers of...
August 13, 2017
St. Maximilian Kolbe, Pray for Me, a Sinner, and a White Man.
I'm a white male, age 35-45. According to all statistics and research, I have power...
July 06, 2017
The Bats of St. Alphonsus
As a writer and artist, people ask me why I’ve gotten back into parish work....
March 11, 2017
That viral video of the interrupted professor? I don’t think it’s funny.
It crowded my newsfeed on Friday, accompanied by many “LOLs” and my favorite “laughing to...
March 08, 2017
Road Trip Homilies: Wounded Knee and the Snake Givers
As I walked along a sandy path in Badlands National Park, I noticed a sign...
February 21, 2017
Why Are We So Afraid of Mercy and Our Own Heretical Little Hearts?
As I sort through the events of the past few months, I've tried to figure...
February 02, 2017
The Grand Canyon by Wheelchair
Maybe I missed out on a fundamental aspect of being a Cajun. Maybe my ancestors...
December 19, 2016
Advent: The Catholic Church IS the Rebellion
A few days ago, I was talking about the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One...
December 14, 2016
Adventures of an Agnostic in the Weird World of Catholicism
When my roommates first told me that they were going to get time off...
November 29, 2016
“Thanks” Keeping Us Alive – November
This month...this year...has been a trying time for many of us us. And we at...
November 28, 2016
Looking for the Feast
Our family had an unusual Thanksgiving this year. Burnt out from a busy autumn, and...
November 25, 2016
The Broken Body of Christ at the Border
Last month, I attended Mass at the border; I was part of a community of...
November 22, 2016
Hot Mess Hospitality: Against the Art-Directed Life
There are two truths I must tell you. I have to tell you that I...
November 18, 2016
The Anointing of a Sick Pilgrim
I hobbled into church yesterday for the Rite of the Anointing of the Sick, holding the...
November 16, 2016
10 Relics That Prove Catholics Have No Chill About the Communion of Saints
We're celebrating community here at Sick Pilgrim this month, based on the fact that we...
November 14, 2016
Radical Spaces of Welcome
“That’s one kind of localism, I guess, and one kind of politics – doing your...
November 09, 2016
We Keep Ramblin’ On… (Some Post-Election Thoughts)
In The Lord of the Rings, Frodo laments to Gandalf about having to carry the...
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