Deacon Michael

August 8, 2015


At last week’s National Order of the Arrow Conference (I’ll do a write-up about the whole event soon), National Chief Alex Call launched a movement in […]
July 29, 2015


[pey-tree-ahrk] n. noun 1. the male head of a family or tribal line. My Grandpa Halbrook passed away this morning at 10:53. He was 85. He was facing three necessary […]
July 22, 2015

Epic Order of the Arrow #TBT

Today, I’m sharing a massive Throwback Thursday (#TBT): A stockpile of thoughts and memories that have come to me in recent weeks as I’ve been pondering […]
June 17, 2015

“Adobe is a rocket ship”

It was cool to read what Blair Reeves had to write about Adobe in his Bullish Data Newsletter… pretty much in line with what we’ve been […]
June 4, 2015

Fathers & Sons in the Body of Christ

I’ll never forget Corpus Christi 2015. The Feast of Corpus Christi (currently designated in the Roman Missal as the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and […]
May 3, 2015

The Pruning

“I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit.” Usually, when I’ve heard or read the […]
April 20, 2015


My favorite gift from the “Easter Bunny” Crucifix, “Trinitarian Cross” by Suzanne Young (first discovered at St. Boniface Koinonia 1) Icon from my sabbatical retreat at […]
March 19, 2015

A Jarful of Prayers

Tonight I walked into Kool Beanz Cafe, the coffee shop a few blocks from home, for an end-of-day coffee. Victoria, the owner, pointed out a jar on […]
February 18, 2015

Lent 2015

Today, Ash Wednesday, begins our season of penance and fasting. My wife Suzanne has been asking, and I’ve been pushing myself, on “What I’m going to do […]