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Venerable Matt Talbot

As I was making my way out of Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral, I noticed a small shrine to a man named Matt Talbot. I didn’t pay much attention and moved on. Several weeks later, I attended Mass at my local parish near Castleknock. The Priest stood up to give … [Read More...]

Forming Missionary Disciples

In virtue of their baptism, all the members of the People of God have become missionary disciples (cf. Mt 28:19). All the baptized, whatever their position in the Church or their level of instruction in the faith, are agents of evangelization, and it … [Read More...]

Old Stuff

see if it still works   Let's look at some miracles. First, God thought matter into existence. That is, some of his immaterial love is so dense that it actually manifests itself as stuff. You know: fermions, gluons, bosons, all the … [Read More...]

The Struggles and Successes of Young Catholics

Recently, some young twenty-somethings and teens begged me to write about the difficulties of being Catholic at those ages and what could be done about it. After talking with some young adult ministers, young adults and doing some additional … [Read More...]

NFP Awareness Week: The Spiritual Works of Mercy

It's NFP Awareness Week, so I'd like to share a post that discusses the Spiritual Works of Mercy with a Theology of the Body focus: According to the Catholic encyclopedia, mercy is “a virtue influencing one’s will to have compassion for, and, if … [Read More...]

Gear Up: A New Religious Education Year

It's about that time of year to start really gearing up and getting ready for another religious education year to begin.  This time of year is always exciting because it is a fresh new year full of potential, promise and your dreams to form students … [Read More...]

Getting Ready to Teach: What You Wear to Class Matters

As the new school year approaches, I've been thinking about the guidelines for the teachers and assistants in the small apostolate I help run.  A topic I didn't broach last year but will this time around: Clothes. I'm not a fashion person.  No one … [Read More...]

Symbolon Project ?

I am seeking objective input on the Symbolon Project from anyone who has used it. Thank you in advance!   … [Read More...]