AT WHAT COST?

The headline seemed to come from the worst of conspiracy theorists. You know the ones saying that “they” (whoever “they” are) already have a cure for cancer, diabetes or countless other diseases—but they're hiding it…

WHAT A FINALE

A few weeks ago, there was a ranking of the Ten Best and Ten Worst Television Series Finales according to a group of television critics.  It was around the time where fans of the show…

20 YEARS & STILL STANDING

Last week I was at the ordination to the Diaconate of a man I’ve known for almost 8 years now. Before the Mass, a seminarian who was also attending this happy event and I were…

A CURE FOR FEAR?

Imagine the next time you are going to your local CVS, Rite Aid, or Pharmacy aisle at your local supermarket... and as you’re picking up Advil for headaches; Zantac for heart burn; Claratin for your…

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER WE DIE

“What happens after we die?” This was the headline that was “trending” Monday afternoon alongside pictures of none other than actor Keanu Reeves, a film star whose latest movie, John Wick: Chapter 3, opened this…

OUR LADY OF FATIMA, PRAY FOR US

Today the Church remembers a rather recent mystery of our faith - Our Lady of Fatima.  Back in 1917 on this very date - May 13th, three poor Portuguese children Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta were…

ELEPHANTS, SHEEP & SHEPHERDS

In 1986, a man by the name of Dan Harrison was on holiday in Kenya after graduating from Northwestern University.   As he went hiking one day through the bush, he came across a young bull…

ARE YOU READY TO JUMP?

Not too long ago, someone that I went to school with posted “I think I’m ready to jump” on his social media sites.   Accompanying those words was a link to a video titled Jump…