Why We March…

My mother is one of the founders of the March for Life — in fact, she was pregnant with me during that first March — and the story of how it all came about is an interesting one. A few years prior to the March, my mother found herself in a convent in the South. Though the “nun” thing didn’t […]

Readjusting to Ordinary Time :(

Welcome back to ordinary time. 🙁   I’m not going to lie, it’s hard to get back into ordinary time.  I mean, couldn’t the Church have come up with a better name than “Ordinary“?  Ordinary time just sounds so — well, ordinary.  And who likes ordinary? No, we want a life of adventure and excitement — so […]

Pax Et Bonum, Fr. Mike

No doubt, some of you have heard that Fr. Mike Scanlan died this past week.  He spent 85 years doing good on this earth, and after an extended illness, he went to be with his Lord. Though my head is currently swimming with memories of this amazing man, I can’t let this week pass by without a few […]

And…It’s a Wrap!

Happy Epiphany! (technically, it’s been moved to Sunday in the US — but for the rest of the world –Happy Epiphany!) How was your Christmas?   Mine was just what it was supposed to be — sometimes quiet, sometimes loud, sometimes chaotic, sometimes peaceful — and I wouldn’t change one second of it. I know we’re still […]