In this year for priests, we remember the men who give of themselves completely to build up the Body of Christ and to lead us to our Head Who is Christ. But priests are human too, and they struggle. Some struggle mightily. Two of my classmates are struggling. I won't name names or go into … Continue reading Year for Priests–a prayer request
In honor of today's holiday, you should read this piece by Fr. Richard John Neuhaus. I first read it in a "best of" volume of Neuhaus's Public Square essays. It is worth your time to understand better the heart and soul of Dr. King from a man who knew him and fought along his side.
A former classmate of mine, Fr. Carl Subler, is a priest in the Army. He is currently serving overseas and providing spiritual support for the brave men and women of the Armed Services. He spoke about the experience some time ago here. Let us remember to pray for those who provide support for our combat troops, … Continue reading A forgotten part of the military
Denver. There are many reasons for the desire to head north, and I'm sure I'll be writing more about it over the next few months and years. No decision will be made until around 2011, and no move will be made until after my clerkship ends in 2012, but I'm laying the groundwork already. For … Continue reading Wanderlust–the answer
There is a nice reflection on how Catholicism and the Church influenced the development of law here and abroad. A sad but true realization toward the end: Catholicism, of course, no longer influences Western law as it used to. Modern legal theory tends to see law as the practice of keeping evildoers at bay or … Continue reading Catholics and the law
Please take a moment and vote for the Hadley family's research efforts. The film "Extraordinary Measures" is promoting a contest and will donate $10,000 to fund research for the winner of the contest. You can vote here. (Just click on the link and click "Continue.") The family's inspirational video is here: Hadley Hope