June 29, 2016

St. Paul is the perfect saint for praying for our enemies. Let’s dedicate ISIS and Boko Haram to him now. Yes, right now, even right after Istanbul. More attacks show how urgent this prayer is. Click here to see in YouTube. Read more

June 11, 2016

Passion of the Christ 2 is coming to a theater near you! What do you think the title should be? Comment below. Click here to watch on YouTube. Read more

June 5, 2016

Visiting friends is always a joy, especially when your friend might be the literal hippest Catholic in existence. Michael Nevadomski works as the sacristan and wood-restorer at his parish in West Philly. He also mixes a mean cocktail. You can order some of his good, true, and beautiful woodwork at his website, Church Wright Resotrations .com. Click here to watch in YouTube. Read more

May 12, 2016

If the model for releasing Papal documents is going to be the same modes Beyonce uses to release albums, then Pope Francis and I are gonna have to have a little talk… Click here to watch in YouTube.   Read more

May 6, 2016

It’s a disorienting time to end your term as a FOCUS Missionary, a Jesuit Corps Volunteer, or a Peace Corps Member. You feel simultaneously free and weak. You are jaded, but you’re also making a fresh start. So how do you get your life back together after it all goes down? Steve the Missionary is here to help you out. That planner I talk about is available here. See in YouTube here. Read more

April 6, 2016

If you make people think that a certain type of argument and rationale is ok, then they might start to vote using that type of argument and rationale. Click here to watch in YouTube. Read more

March 25, 2016

We at Patheos enjoy our big words and deep, poetical theologies about the deep, poetical mysteries of the Faith. Lent, the Triduum, and Easter are excellent times to dive into the deep end of who God is and the stunning ways He has chosen to deal with us. But the weight of the mystery sometimes distracts of from the simplicity of what these seasons are trying to get across. The Christian Message is simple. Worry about its mystery and difficulty… Read more

March 15, 2016

Americans, trained by charlatan prosperity-gospel televangelists, have a very particular image of “Evangelization” in their  heads. And that image is selfish. Evangelization is all about taking. This is not the evangelism of Pope Francis. Pope Francis sees evangelization as just another work of mercy within the Church. There is no selfishness in it. Evangelization, just like feeding and housing, is in fact generous. Watch in YouTube. Read more

March 9, 2016

Confession Confessions is a movement started by my friends over at FOCUS trying to get people to talk about the beautiful Sacrament of Reconciliation. It’s easy to join in. Just record a funny or inspiring story from the confessional on your phone, put it online, and tag it #ConfessionConfessions. Join the conversation!   Click here to watch in YouTube. Read more

March 2, 2016

Tommy Tighe and Sarah Vabulas invited me to The Catholic Hipster Podcast to talk Pope Francis, Lent, and hilarious Confession stories. They open the show by talking about House of Cards, which is the number one temptation I feel against attending my Diocese’s 24 Hours for the Lord event. Check it out. Tommy Tight: @theghissilent Sarah Vabulas: @CatholicDrinkie Read more


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