Ever crucified

The other day my son said to my wife, “Talk about Jesus.”

Food of life, food of death

Over at the blog of the Diocese of San Diego, John McAteer has argued that the practice of Communion without baptism is "essential for a proper theology of evangelism."

Suffer the little children

Maybe having children is a goad to holiness because it shows us just how little progress we actually make in holiness.

Being human with St. Francis

Lesser Feasts and Fasts: "Of all the saints, Francis is the most popular and admired, but probably the least imitated; few have attained to his total identification with the poverty and suffering of Christ."

Hot pockets and the hierarchy of good

Teenage boys like Hot Pockets. I do not know why. They also do crazy things like destroying microwaves with overheated Oreos. That’s a new one for me. I’m just settling in to my new job as a boarding school ... Read More...

My love won’t find you

I really wanted (more than you know) a new TV; I really want a usable dining room table; I really want a good, stable job. Did I want my children with the same calculus of consumer desire? I hope the answer is no.

On the harrowing of hell

Sam Keyes responds to a question submitted to the Covenant blog regarding the harrowing of hell.