Sam Rocha’s new spin on spirituality

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From my new article in Our Sunday Visitor about Sam Rocha and his new album, Late to Love:[Rocha] experienced his first high liturgy at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in downtown Columbus, Ohio, and a whole new aesthetic world opened up. “I felt like I walked out of the folk tradition and walked into a marble hall,” he said. “It helped me process the idea that there is a bigger Church out there.” But stark aesthetic contrasts can sometimes be deceptive. “Whenever I heard a High Mass,” Rocha said, “I … [Read more...]

I’ll be on Radio Maria’s “From the Rooftops” Wednesday morning

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 Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers was tons of fun to talk to last time, when we discussed NFP and my book. Tomorrow at 11 Eastern, we'll be discussing various issues that crop up in marriage and family life. Okay, fine, I don't actually know what we'll be talking about! Not vaccines, though!You can listen online here.  Hope you can tune in! … [Read more...]

I’ll be live on Radio Maria Wednesday, 11 eastern

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on the "From the Rooftops" show. Follow the link so you can listen live. Hope you can tune in! … [Read more...]

Dr. Greg Popcak on marriage after baby

I'm putting together an article for Our Sunday Visitor about how marriages change after a baby is born -- the good, the bad, and the things that need professional intervention (spiritual and otherwise). Dr. Greg Popcak gave me some wonderful information, and he has reprinted our entire interview on his blog. Here's an excerpt: Simcha: I assume you mostly work with Catholic couples. Is the strength of a couple’s faith a good predictor for how well they can work through their problems? This so … [Read more...]

I’ll be on the Fargo Diocese’s “Real Presence” show live at 10 Eastern today

You can catch the live stream here on their website. Hope you can join me! … [Read more...]

My interview on Omaha’s Spirit Radio

I had the nicest conversation about my book with Kris McGregor of "Discerning Hearts Presents" yesterday morning. It will be broadcast later this week, and also Saturday morning at 11 am Central. It just went into the online archive, and you can listen here. … [Read more...]

I will be on Busted Halo’s Sirius XM radio show Friday at 3 Eastern

The Busted Halo Show on the Catholic Channel (channel 129) with Fr. Dave Dwyer. Hope you can catch it!  … [Read more...]


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