Faith Life

November 23, 2016


I’m learning how (emotionally) overwhelming ministry can be at times. When you put yourself entirely into God’s hands at the service others, you run into situations […]
August 25, 2016

A Man Named James

James at Starbucks Back in April, I was out at a Starbucks near our house for an evening of reading for my diaconate program’s Philosophy course. […]
June 19, 2016

Everlasting Day

On a recent trip to cub scout camp with three of my four boys, many of these words came to me on my walk to and […]
June 15, 2016

Class of Twenty-Twenty-Something

Now that the “cat’s out of the bag” and has been officially communicated to the clergy of our diocese, I can say a few words about […]
June 15, 2016

I Can’t Imagine

As I read the devastatingly sad news from Orlando of Lane Graves, the 2-year-old boy who was pulled into the lagoon by an alligator and drowned, […]
June 13, 2016

Diaconate Retreat 2016 (Photos)

From June 9-13, 2016, our class of diaconate aspirants had our annual retreat. These photos are from our time at the Chiara Center (Franciscan Life Center) […]
June 6, 2016


I made it through a really rough last weekend as music director & organist at my home parish. My eyes didn’t water too much (but I’ll […]
June 3, 2016

The Problem of Evil, Augustine to Today

For centuries, “the problem of evil” has vexed those who believe in God and given those who do not believe a strong argument against God’s existence. […]
June 2, 2016

See You in the Eucharist #ThankfulThursday

Appropriate for a #ThankfulThursday, because of how thankful I am for this chapter of my life… Dear Holy Family parish – Father Jeff, Father Stone, musicians, […]