How badly do we want to return?

Mass at St. Joseph parish in Rhineland

What if you were a Catholic who had not seen a priest in 60 years? What if you had not seen a priest in one year?

Walk with Peter through Lent

statue of St. Peter in Makarska, Croatia


My faith-sharing group decided that we would each describe a person who inspires us. 

Begin again

woman reads book on beach

For my family and me, and most likely you, Christmas looked a lot different this year.

Fasting from sin — the never-ending Lenten challenge

apple in hand

In the beginning, fasting was no big deal — or at least it shouldn't have been.

This Lent, risk prayer

man at prayer

In college, I made Bluto Blutarsky from "Animal House" look like a choir boy.