Love in the time of pandemic (An open letter to Catholic bishops)

Your Excellencies, I appreciate your principled pro-life stance, suspending public celebrations of mass following appropriate epidemiological guidance to impede transmission of COVID-19 to the most vulnerable among us. I implore you, in light of the misguided “Give Us Back the Sacraments” media campaign, NOT to cave to political and lay pressure to end these precautions […]

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Equipping the common priesthood to repair the Church

For ordinary Catholic Christians looking for appropriate action to repair our Church, I encourage you to click on the resources below, and use the following email template to contact your the clergy and pastoral staff of your local parish, diocese, and catholic media outlets. E-MAIL TEMPLATE Father- Catholic laity – both men and women – […]

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The Gospel of the Last Jedi

So, Last Jedi? Yeah, that was precisely the film I wanted. I feel quite fortunate to belong to a generation that not only got Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker as a childhood hero, but also got to age along with the character in real-time to see the end of his hero’s journey. Star Wars isn’t an […]

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Goodbye Grandma

In memory of Edna Chance 8/30/1917 – 2/13/2017 A remembrance delivered at Asbury United Methodist Church, Livermore, CA on Feb. 24, 2017 The Christian heart is always full of joy. Always. Joy received as a gift and kept in order to be shared with everyone. — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) February 24, 2017 Thank you for […]

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