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

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

Baptism of the Lord 2019

     I really should start selling subscriptions to my family’s group text chat. You never know what is going to come across and quite frankly, I usually don’t want to know, but curiosity almost always gets the better of me. The conversation usually starts out innocent enough, but before you know it one of… Continue reading Baptism of the Lord 2019