Finding Joy in Our Obligation to Serve

Today we celebrated the Solemnity of Christ the King. On our way to Mass, Christine and I confirmed our intention to begin a new ministry that we’ve been talking about for a few years now. We decided that today we would begin visiting the local nursing home after Mass to visit some elderly residents who had no regular visitors. This has been a long time coming and today was the day we would finally begin. We knew that today’s reading…

Talking Tech on Radio Maria

Christina King hosts a weekly radio show called Embracing Your Greatness on Radio Maria in the Greater Chicago area. She called yesterday morning to see if I’d be willing to be on the show as her guest to talk about technology and The New Evangelization. She didn’t need to ask twice. My favorite thing to talk about is technology and my second favorite thing is using it as a tool for faith formation. The full audio from the show can be…

Catholicism DVD Series with Fr. Robert Barron

I’ve been anticipating this amazing DVD series on the Catholic Church by Fr. Robert Barron ever since I saw the first trailer over a year ago. It is one of the best examples of using media for The New Evangelization to share the truth of the Gospel and the true Church established by Jesus Christ himself two thousand years ago. This six DVD set arrived today along with the study guide and workbook. We plan to watch the entire series…

Two Must-See Films

The first is a short eleven minute video by Rob Bell, founding pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, MI. You’ll find the video below in its entirety. In “Flame” Rob speaks about three different types of love found in the Hebrew language: Raya, Ahava and Dod. He dramatically shows us that these […]

Knoxville Diocesan Day

I was blessed to attend Diocesan Day at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Knoxville yesterday. The event was hosted by Knoxville’s Bishop Richard Stika and featured special guest Justin Cardinal Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia. Bishop Stika is a longtime friend of Cardinal Rigali, both having roots in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. I shot several photos […]

A/V Briefs

I’ve just added an A/V Briefs page to this site. I plan to update this video and audio journal regularly if you want to keep up with my travels and activities. I hope to keep it both informative and entertaining. All from my Droid Incredible. It’s an awesome phone.