Faith Life

November 7, 2019

Marriage & Unmarriage in Heaven

I finally did it! I’ve envisioned this for a long, long time, but waited through a few years of formation, building a house, moving, unpacking, settling […]
July 12, 2019

A dirty cup of water

I saw something last night that really disturbed me. It didn’t all really click and set in at the time, but as the scene has continued […]
June 8, 2019

For Pentecost: Living our Baptism (in Lumen Gentium)

Some solid and challenging reflection on living our sacramental initiation into the Church in Baptism & Confirmation, all from Lumen Gentium (“Light of the Nations”), the […]
March 10, 2019

Reflection: March 2019

Originally written for and delivered as a reflection at Holy Hour at our March 2019 diaconate formation weekend – March 8, 2019: A reading from the […]
October 18, 2018

A dream, a perspective

I had a wonderful, vivid dream last night. I was in the middle of the most beautiful, never-ending liturgy, with people of every race and time […]
August 18, 2018

Christ’s Body: Change From the Outside

I woke this morning to the sounds of the crickets finishing their evening chorus to the rising sun, and I laid in bed for a few […]
August 10, 2018

The Homeless Man & The Body of Christ

The other morning, I took our dog on our usual walk down the street and around the park. While in the park, we came across an […]
December 15, 2017

Personal Reflection on Chapter 1 of ‘Ministries: A Relational Approach’

I found Edward Hahnenberg’s analysis of the contrast and balance between clergy and laity in Chapter 1 of his Ministries: A Relational Approach to be fascinating […]
November 27, 2017

Q&A: Reception of Baptised Christians into Full Communion

At one of the Masses last weekend in my home parish (the parish in which I’m also currently assigned), it was a pleasure to be assisting […]