Memento Mori

This is the first post I have done in some time. I have been busy getting married and planting the first seeds of an Ordinariate community in my area, but I have several posts in the pipeline and am hoping to revive this blog. The following post was originally written for the blog Many Horizons…

This Side of Paradise

Kirk, Spock, and McCoy are on the bridge of the Enterprise, musing as they often do on the events of the preceding episode. They have just left a paradise behind and Kirk says, Maybe we weren’t meant for paradise. Maybe we were meant to fight our way through. Struggle, claw our way up, scratch for…

Loving God for Better or for Worse

True Catholic faith is like marriage. Your emotional engagement with your spouse will wax and wane, but you love her throughout it all. You pursue her in good times and in bad. Likewise, when we commit to Christian faith, we pledge to love and pursue God for better or for worse.