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Discernment Talks Vocation

Mini-Vocation Retreat

Couple weeks ago, we hosted a “Mini-Vocations Retreat” for the youth group at Mount Carmel. Here’s the key-note talk on what a vocation is, as well as how to go about discerning the Lord’s call.

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Lord of the Rings Sacraments Talks

Middle-earth and the Seven Sacraments: Holy Orders (Session 5)

In case you missed the previous sessions: Session 1, Session 2, Session 3, Session 4

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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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Bored with God: Acedia the 8th Deadly Sin

The following talk was delivered at the Men’s Prayer Breakfast at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church: One of my favorite authors, GK Chesterton, once said: “There are no uninteresting things. Just uninterested people.” I think he’s right. The world around us is objectively interesting. The people, the places, the animals the colors, smells, […]