Tag Archives: the Good News

I Am Not the Pope and Neither Are You

The deeper I go into my theological studies, the more I am at peace with the Church. My peace does not come from the knowledge of men, but from the reality that the Holy Spirit is at the helm. It is easy to get dragged into outrage because of pockets of corruption and the sins […]

Confessions of a Post-Ideologue: Why I am Now Anti-Ideology

I grew up in a firmly Republican household. We were also a family of debaters. My parents were debate partners in college and despite the fact that most debate partners loathe each other, they got married. They then had two of their three daughters enjoy and excel at competitive debate, myself being one of them. […]

Fun New Pictures from Fr. Barron’s Ministry

I am preparing for my long drive back to Virginia from my home-state of Montana, so I just wanted to share something fun and beautiful. Fr. Barron’s ministry WordonFire.org has just launched a new site that is full of beautiful pictures to share and use in social media. You can find them here. Let’s evangelize […]

Abandon Ideology for the Good News: The Test is Coming

You will notice a trend on my blog that I am becoming increasingly anti-ideology. This is because I am observing a steep descent into ideology in our country and within the Church. Not the Church herself, but the people within it. This is largely destructive and causes division. Ideology is a type of heresy. It […]

The Shock and Awe of Becoming a Contributor for Catholic Exchange

I learned a few lessons yesterday as I began my contributor relationship with Catholic Exchange. The story of how I ended up writing periodically for them is one that I can only look back at in wonder. A few weeks before I was asked by the editor to become a contributor, I had emailed a […]

The Need for Conversion: Catholic Sexual Ethics

I have decided to add another post into my current series on Catholic teaching on sexual ethics and “gay marriage”. In a perfect world, all of us would fully assent to Church teaching before we professed to be Catholic. We would still sin, but all of us would, at least intellectually, assent to infallible teaching […]