Villa Junior Ring Mass 2019

     While the earliest rings date back nearly 5,000 years to the Ancient Egyptians[1], the class ring is a modern invention that didn’t come into existence until 1835 when the graduating class at West Point decided to have rings made to commemorate their achievement and signify the brotherhood that would remain with them throughout… Continue reading Villa Junior Ring Mass 2019

Alkaline Hydrolysis: Imprudent in its Current Context

Alkaline Hydrolysis: Imprudent in its Current Context was written in the summer of 2018 at the request of the Archdiocese of St. Louis after an Alkaline Hydrolysis center was established in the Archdiocese. The position was adopted as the official position of the Archdiocese of St. Louis and was the basis of the position taken… Continue reading Alkaline Hydrolysis: Imprudent in its Current Context

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

     About two and a half years ago I made my professional film debut. About three and a half years ago, a parishioner of mine, who seemingly had the all-American family was hit head on by a high school student who crossed the center lane while texting and driving. While she miraculously survived her… Continue reading 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

     Perhaps you have family members or friends that are in a similar boat to me. Most of my friends are at the point in their life where they are getting married or are having their first children and for once they are being forced to confront for themselves the many questions of faith.… Continue reading 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C