The Importance of Creating Active, Vibrant Archives

When most people think of “archives,” the image that immediately comes to mind is that of a dark, dusty room with old manuscripts and leather-bound volumes. While that is indeed a certain aspect of what you may find in... Read More

Lessons of Suffering From a Young Priest

In March 2019, I lost a portion of my left leg. I am now known as a BKA —...

Praying Psalm 110

Psalm 110 has a special place in the life of a priest. Indeed, as one of the approved texts...

Being the Priest for Your Family

Your cousin asks you to witness her wedding. Your father wants you to talk to your mother about their...


The Gift of Spiritual Communion

The outbreak and spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) presents a major pastoral challenge in the weeks and months... Read More

Praying the Mass Without a Congregation

The COVID-19 pandemic necessarily introduced many and varied responses on the part of everyone to stem the spread of... Read More

Ministry During COVID-19

Conducting ministry in the face of a potentially devastating disease requires us to find ways to offer a healing,... Read More

The Pealing of Church Bells

Something has become increasingly apparent since the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. It has temporarily changed the landscape in... Read More


That We Might All Be One

One of the gifts that I cherish more and more as a priest is the pledge of prayers for... Read More

Scaffolding and Masks: Restoring Our World

For the past 11 years, I have been stationed at a parish whose church building has been in major... Read More