Friday January, 27
God at Rock Bottom
"The very idiom hitting rock bottom indicates a hopeful reality."
Friday January, 20
Remedy For a Common Evil
"Abortion remains the most contentious moral debate of our time..."
Thursday January, 05
Resquiescat in Pace: Pope Benedict XVI
"...the last sentiment he articulated as he was fading from this world into the next was a simple profession of love for Jesus Christ."
Friday December, 16
Now That’s What I Call Advent
"Love it or hate it, Christmas music is perennially around."
Tuesday October, 25
A Video Tour of the Dominican House of Studies
Join the Teller Brothers on a virtual tour!
Monday October, 17
An Autumnal Fascination with Satan
"In this cozy and creepy season, our spiritual battles are not against Satan alone."
Tuesday October, 11
"Next to each tabernacle reserving the Blessed Sacrament, there burns a steady flame, sometimes white, sometimes red, but always communicating the same thing: Jesus Christ—body, blood, soul, and divinity—dwells here."
Tuesday October, 04
God the Chess Master?
"Many people think about God’s will in a manner similar to [a] chess game. Thankfully, this is not how God’s will works in the human person."
Friday September, 23
Eucharistic Concomitance and the Resurrection
"We know by faith that Jesus Christ, the eternal Word with his assumed human nature whole, resplendent, and never more alive, now dwells forever in the glory to which he calls us."
Wednesday September, 07
A Piazza and an Apartment
" Saint Teresa of Calcutta watches over her daughters and, in a special way, the poorest of the poor."
Friday September, 02
A Consuming Fire
"Fire is both of immense benefit to us, and yet, in many ways, beyond our comprehension"
Tuesday August, 23
Unless Ye Become like Puppies
"Like loyal hounds, we should trust in God’s care of us, delight in following his will, and persevere in service to him, despite our distractions and worries."
Friday August, 12
What is Joy?
"Joy can feel much like sorrow, except that those who have tasted Joy will want, more than anything, to be struck by it again."
Friday August, 05
Soulful Songs for Sunny Days
"Ultimate fulfillment in God can be seen in all of the people we meet—even when they themselves have not yet fully realized it."
Tuesday August, 02
On the Threshold of Heaven in Hawthorne
"Even—indeed, especially—at death’s door, we are loved by an eternal love made cruciform"
Wednesday July, 20
My Grace is Sufficient for You
“All of this is because a fisherman died here”
Friday May, 28
God is Not Far From Us
Pause for a minute and consider God. Where does your mind take you?
Wednesday October, 20
So Much Time and So Little to Do
"We have so much time and so little to do!” “Strike that! Reverse it!” So says Willy Wonka.
Monday October, 11
This happened when I was a child, and because of it, the Gospel story of the Feeding of the Five Thousand has always struck a special cord in my heart.
Friday February, 25
Offering it up for Others
When faced with suffering, we can do one of two things.
Wednesday December, 08
She Who Received
What we are apart from God is an abyss of nothingness. The more we retreat from God to follow our own whims and desires, the lesser and lesser we become.