Joel recently completed a sacramental theology course for his diaconate studies. One of the questions on the final exam was: Outline a marriage preparation program
Sometimes, it’s good to get a fresh perspective. When we’ve seen the same thing, the same way, over and over again, it can get stale
Mystery: from Latin mysterium or Greek mystērion. Various definitions suggest something secret, private, or not easily understood. We all probably know someone whose life seems
To be perfectly honest, we were feeling pretty good about things. As part of the diaconate formation in our diocese, each candidate is required to
Once upon a time in colonial America, there was something called a “lying in” period. This was the time, typically a month or so, following
We were traveling for Thanksgiving, visiting Joel’s family. It was the feast of Christ the King, and we were looking for a Saturday vigil Mass.
Matthew Warner recently discontinued his blog at the National Catholic Register. In his second-to-last blog post, Why the World Doesn’t Take Catholicism Seriously, he charged