Reflection for the Faculty of John Paul II Preparatory School

One of the biggest challenges for me when I was first starting out in bioethics was learning to ask the question why. For some reason I was so accustomed to evaluating the what in a situation, that I rarely stopped to evaluate the why. Sure, there are certain actions that are always wrong no matter… Continue reading Reflection for the Faculty of John Paul II Preparatory School

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

     Maybe it’s a risk this early in the morning, but do me a favor and close your eyes for a second. Don’t actually fall asleep, I know in just a second, but as you close your eyes, imagine yourself as the woman in today’s Gospel. Here’s the situation, your daughter is at home… Continue reading 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

     Every spring, well ok maybe not this spring, but every other spring, countless graduates find themselves at their graduation ceremony. They sit at this long ceremony that is headlined by some famous person delivering the commencement address. Having been a student for 29 years of my life and having taught on a couple… Continue reading 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A