The Visitation as the Model for Our Vocational Response

The Visitation as the Model for Our Vocational Response A reflection for the seminarians of Cardinal Glennon College      I dare say I entered the seminary under very different pretenses than most of you. You see I entered the seminary planning never to be ordained a priest. While I had great respect for priests… Continue reading The Visitation as the Model for Our Vocational Response

The Blessed Virgin’s Fiat as the Model for Our Fiat

The Blessed Virgin’s Fiat as the Model for Our Fiat A reflection for the seminarians of Cardinal Glennon College      My first two years of priesthood have been a whirlwind of memorable moments where I find myself in situations where I am perhaps the least qualified priest available. To be honest, being here today… Continue reading The Blessed Virgin’s Fiat as the Model for Our Fiat

Being Pro-Life Requires Internal Conversion and Using your Brain.

This is the meat and potatoes of a talk given to high school students. Personal stories were interspersed throughout the talk but this represents the message of the talk.      I have often found that when Catholics speak about the atrocity of abortion they seem to just give a lecture on abortion rather that… Continue reading Being Pro-Life Requires Internal Conversion and Using your Brain.