A couple of years ago, I was helping to lead a teen retreat. I gave a talk that included some of my background with anxiety and depression. Two things happened after that. First, the teens on the retreat said that the talk made a significant impact on them. Second, I [...]
I’m responsible for the abuse crisis in the Church. I didn’t abuse any children, or enable a priest to abuse children, or look the other way when a priest was abusing a child, or cover up any abuse. No, I haven’t done anything like that, but if I’m honest, you [...]
The abuse scandal has exemplified vice and a complete lack of virtue. I’m not talking about the abusers. Certainly, their behavior was sinful and driven by unrestrained vice, but the handling by the Church leadership has lacked virtue at almost every step. We need to look at how to pursue [...]
Below are twenty-five of the most popular quotes from Eucharistic Virtue's first year. Although, I love all the quotes from the first year, this selection is based on the comments, shares and likes that the quotes have received. You can pause the slideshow by hovering over the quote.
This week will mark the 1st Anniversary of the daily quotes on the Eucharist and on Virtue. The website went live a few weeks before that, but the first daily quote was posted February 22, 2016. In that time, I've only missed a few days of posting - three days [...]
I'm starting Fr. Gaitley's 33 Days to Morning Glory preparation for Marian Consecration starting today. This will be the second time I'm doing the prep, so it will be a renewal of my Marian Consecration, and a renewal of my Baptism vows (although those were originally pronounced for me by [...]