You know, there really aren't that many Fridays in Lent, so you would think not eating meat for us Catholics would be no big deal. But every year there are people asking things like, "Can I order a pepperoni pizza at midnight?" I remember being in college, a Catholic college mind you, and at midnight … Continue reading It’s a Friday in Lent, So Why Do I Crave a Hamburger?
I have always had a great affection for the music and person of George Harrison. When I was a boy learning to play guitar, it was his songs that I would practice over and over. I guess I was drawn to his music because of the unique blend of sounds he used from both western … Continue reading Looking for George Harrison
Advent is one of those Church seasons that people get excited about for many reasons. First of all, there is usually a change in weather for which people seem to be ready. A change in weather calls for a change in clothing bringing out our favorite fall wardrobe! Colder weather and warmer clothing means Christmas and … Continue reading What Happened to Advent?
James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus and said to him, "Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you." He replied, "What do you wish me to do for you?" They answered him, "Grant that in your glory we may sit one at your right and … Continue reading Hanging Out With Jesus / Everyday Stewardship
Over the weekend it was my joy to attend the Eucharistic Congress in Charlotte, North Carolina. Since it is my home diocese, I had attended a few times before as a participant but this was my first time as a vendor. So one major difference this time around was I did not process through the streets … Continue reading One > 12,000
I am waiting in the airport in Atlanta for a flight to Indy. I have a talk tonight at a parish in Jasper, IN. When I am headed somewhere to speak or give a workshop, I never really know who will show up and how many people will even be present. The parish sometimes has … Continue reading What Happens Next?