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Lord of the Rings Sacraments

Middle-earth and the Seven Sacraments: Sacraments of Initiation (Session 2)

Session 1, Session 2, Session 3, Session 4, Session 5

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Reflections

What Christ’s Voice Doesn’t Sound Like

Readings for Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter In today’s Gospel, Jesus tells us: “My sheep hear my Voice.” But even as Christians… as the “flock” the Lord shepherds, we may often wonder… What does the Lord’s voice sound like? Perhaps one can start by reflecting on what Christ’s Voice does not sound like […]

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Lord of the Rings Sacraments Talks

Middle-earth and the Seven Sacraments: Tolkien’s Catholic Vision (Session 1)

This is the first session in a five-part formation series titled: “Middle-earth and the Seven Sacraments.” Session 1, Session 2, Session 3, Session 4, Session 5

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Communion and Liberation Talks

Unbiased Reality: Theology on Tap Talk

This talk was originally delivered at a Theology on Tap. Tonight’s talk will dig into some philosophical language, but I’m going to try my best to keep it practical. The talk is, after all titled “Unbiased Reality,” so hopefully I’ll stick to that — reality. I’m not here to spout off about pie in the […]

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Reflections Sacraments

Asking for God’s Encore

Readings for Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter

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Easter Resurrection

Dangling Impossibly: Christian Witness and Fallingwater

Readings for Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter Last week, I had the chance to visit one of the most incredible pieces of architecture ever built — Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece, “Fallingwater.”  Now Fallingwater is a house that dangles out over a gorgeous waterfall, clinging onto the side of a steep hill, surrounded by […]