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My Nineveh 90 Story. What’s Yours?

My story begins just as Nineveh 90 began, when I had lunch with my bishop. He checks on me and, I believe, he worries about me, because I tend three

Jesus is Tough: He Seeks Quality, Not Quantity

  This article by Msgr. Charles Pope is nearly three years old, but I keep referring to it, especially when I hear people reinterpret the scripture to paint Jesus as

So Many Caught in the Flesh, Are These

After seeing so many of the responses to the “Nineveh 90 Challenge,” I had to play this video. 😉 Empire Strikes Back is a movie with a lot of spiritual

St. John Neumann and My Grandma’s Prayers

Today is the feast day of St. John Neumann. I have a special relationship with this holy saint. Let me tell you why. I have been a priest for 27

Pine Bluff’s Amazing Miracle Mile

In the summer of 2004, I was assigned as pastor of two parishes, one of which was St. Mary’s of Pine Bluff, a Catholic parish in a small unincorporated town

The Pool of Bethesda and My Uncle’s Miracle

I was sharing this story with a priest friend today, so I thought I would share it with you. One of the greatest inspirations for my priesthood was my uncle

Girl with Autism Sings Heartwarming Rendition of ‘Hallelujah’

A 10-year-old girl with special needs has touched the world with her powerful rendition of “Hallelujah.” Kaylee Rodgers, who has autism and ADHD, stood in front of the members of

Recovering the #BigDealness of our Faith

This was our third Sunday offering the Mass ad orientem in another one of my parishes. My third parish will follow suit on Christmas Eve. I don’t really care what

West Point Chaplain Prays Army to Victory with a “Combat Rosary!”

Much has been made of people kneeling during patriotic moments at football games this year. However, the kneeling going on in the final moments of Army’s historic victory over Navy

Proud to Be a Father by Gen. Douglas MacArthur

“By profession I am a soldier, and take pride in that fact. But I am more proud, infinitely more, to be a father. A soldier destroys in order to build;