Posted on BustedHalo.com: Are there unicorns in the Bible? Continue reading Fact of Faith: Unicorns in the Bible?
Posted at BustedHalo.com: A Fact of Faith segment on gambling: http://www.bustedhalo.com/videoandaudio/the-churchs-take-on-gambling Check it out. Continue reading I’ll Bet You Don’t Know What Catholics Think About Gambling
Today I got some new eyeglasses. They’re a big improvement, and quite stylish. They’ve also increased the prism a little, and have a different lens shape. So I’m gonna be seasick for a while. More later, when the room stops spinning. Continue reading Seasick
This just in—Jesus is coming back. So look busy. You’ve seen those t-shirts. And the bumper stickers: In case of the rapture, this car will be unmanned. I’d take away that person’s license right now! Just kidding. But you know what I mean. Jesus is coming back. That’s the promise he made. And today’s Gospel asks us to be ready for his return. “Let your … Continue reading Homily for August 8, 2010 (19th Sunday C)
Ever wonder what’s behind all those folks who see the Virgin Mary in a cheese sandwich, or who think they see Jesus in the concrete of a highway overpass? Fr. Dave Dwyer and I discuss these phenomena, and what they might mean, on today’s Busted Halo Fact of Faith segment. Check it out. Continue reading Fact of Faith: Pareidolia
Posted on BustedHalo.com: How does the Catholic Church define membership? Check it out. Continue reading Fact of Faith: Who’s a “Member” of the Church?
As part of my research into surviving the rigors of frequent air travel, I discovered a very helpful web site: OneBag.com The author of this site, a man with decades of experience as a frequent traveler, has some interesting things to say about air travel: You can travel for months at a time, if you only take what you really need. You can travel with … Continue reading Traveling Light, Part 2: The Red Oxx Air Boss
Now that I’m the Paulists’ First Consultor (part of our 3-man leadership team, together with the Paulist President and Vice President), I’m doing a lot of traveling. This week I’m back in Columbus to help cover things while Fr. Chuck is on vacation, and to help the new Director, Fr. Joe Ciccone, CSP, get oriented. After this, I’m off to Tampa, Richmond, back to Columbus, … Continue reading Traveling Light, Part 1
When do we have “enough?” Continue reading Homily for 18th Sunday, August 1, 2010
Posted to Bustedhalo.com, a Facts of Faith segment explaining the origins of the Roman clerical collar. Check it out: http://www.bustedhalo.com/videoandaudio/the-roman-clerical-collar Continue reading Facts of Faith: Roman Collars