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October 30, 2014
Welcoming Depression into the Church [Guest Post]
This is a guest post by Christian H of The Thinking Grounds, and is appearing...
October 27, 2014
Loving Parishioners in their Particularity [Symposium Index]
Kat Fernandez of The Crescat wrote recently about the experience of feeling ignored by the...
September 07, 2014
Going Beyond Commandments of No to Vocations of Yes
I had the privilege of being the lector for the second reading at Mass today,...
May 04, 2014
Recursion on the Road to Emmaus
I find today's Mass readings particularly wonderful, for reasons that I think are plenty enjoyable...
March 18, 2014
Peter’s Errors Make Him My Favorite
During the homily this past Sunday on the Transfiguration of Christ, I thought the priest...
February 18, 2014
Following Christ Out of the Cave
Last weekend, while I was in New Haven, I had the pleasure of getting to...
January 08, 2014
The Lingering Sensations of Epiphany
My first Christmas as a Catholic followed swiftly on the heels of my conversion, and...
October 31, 2013
Costumes, Constraint, and Chapel Veils
In my high school theatre productions, our director encouraged us to start working on assembling...
September 10, 2013
The Fear of God in Me
Yesterday, when I was attending Daily Mass, I was one of only four people present....
April 05, 2012
Maundy Thursday Problems Again
As I explained last year, Maundy Thursday is the day I feel least comfortable attending...
November 08, 2011
The Damnation of the Foolish Virgins
I'm always disappointed when a Mass reading has a perplexing or counterintuitive section, and the priest chooses...
October 26, 2011
Adoration and Abramovic
Due to a convoluted sequence of events, I spent about half an hour in an...
May 13, 2011
Doubting the Utility Argument
First, a quick clarification: in yesterday's post about Divine Mystery, I used the phrases 'Catholic'...
May 11, 2011
This past Sunday, I attended an Orthodox liturgy for the first time, in the company...
April 30, 2011
Baffled by Divine Mercy Sunday
I am totally confused by Divine Mercy Sunday tomorrow. According to my googling (which began,...
April 29, 2011
In Which I Feel Like a Heel
This Easter season, I made it to two days of the Triduum: Maundy Thursday and...
February 06, 2011
A Few Stories Worth Their Salt
After hearing today's readings at Mass, I wanted to share a favorite non-fiction book with...
January 14, 2011
Credit Where It’s Due
I had a really fun time this week when I attended a lecture/discussion on...
September 20, 2010
What should I do at churches offering open communion?
Over the summer, while I was working in DC, I decided to visit every...
September 16, 2010
The Summons (another approach to humility)
This post is one in a series about Diane Duane's Young Wizards series. I am...
June 14, 2010
Lessons in the Lacunae: The Omitted Scripture
While looking up the readings for this week's Mass in the Catholic liturgical calendar, I...
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