Pentecost and the Priesthood

In my life, I have been blessed to attend a few ordinations, and I have to say, an ordination is hands down my favorite sacrament to witness. I know, I should say it’s a wedding or a baby’s baptism, but they just don’t compare. Witnessing men willingly lie prostrate on a […]

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The Holy Spirit Will Teach You Everything

A few years ago, I traveled to Philadelphia for a Theology of the Body course taught by Christopher West. I was both excited and nervous and found myself in a ministry setting where I knew no one, which is a bit strange for me. After the introduction session, I moved […]

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Arise and Shine! (Matthew 28:12-20)

Forgetting Your Name When I was a younger youth minister (I still like to believe I am a young youth minister) I wanted to make a name for myself. I wanted to be the person that a high school senior spoke about during his or her commencement address. I wanted […]

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Arise and Shine (Acts 2:1-11)

A few weeks back I traveled to Spain prior to our Life Teen European Conference. I was blessed to spend the day with two priests and one seminarian at the Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona Spain. They call the Basilica designed by architect and artist Antoni Gaudi the Church of […]

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Tongues on Fire

We see that, like the tongues of fire that divided and fell on all in the upper room, the tongues, the speech and language of the apostles, divided and fell on the ears and hearts of all present in the crowd.

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