Reflecting on Tom Petty

I have happy memories of listening to classic rock growing up. For some reason I have particularly strong memories of certain songs. I don't know why these tunes--including "Behind Blue Eyes" by The Who, "Another Brick in the Wall" by Pink Floyd, and "London Calling" by The Clash--stand out above the rest, if something meaningful …

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When words don’t come: on prayer and writing

I'm currently involved in a program with my parish called Called and Gifted. It was developed by the Catherine of Siena Institute and it's designed to help lay people discover their spiritual gifts (called "charisms") so they can better put themselves at the service of God and the Catholic Church. The program runs for several …

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33 Days to Merciful Love, by Fr. Michael Gaitley

Hey, look! Another book recommendation, finally! One of my favorite spiritual authors as of late has been Fr. Michael Gaitley. A Marian Father of the Immaculate Conception, Gaitley has become well-known in the last few years for his books that turn intimidating spiritual devotions into highly accessible and applicable practices. His most popular work of …

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