Reflections on life, meaning and purpose

Day 13: Esau Sells His Birthright (2022)

Fr. Mike highlights the mystery of our brokenness and habitual sin as he unpacks the story of Esau selling his birthright. Today’s readings are Genesis 25-26, Job 15-16, and Proverbs 2:20-22. For the complete reading plan, visit Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children – parental discretion […]

St. Hilary of Poitiers

Hilary was born in Poitiers to a pagan family, but through years of searching for truth and his study of Scripture, he converted and was baptized.  Because of his zeal for the faith, he soon attracted much attention and while still married, and despite his objections, he was elected bishop of Poitiers. The great heresy […]

Post Title

“It is the very nature of faith to persevere, for faith is not rooted in emotion but in character, not in experience but in loyalty; in short, not in the changeable but in the constant elements of life.” —Romano Guardini, The Art of Praying *

Thursday of the First Week in Ordinary Time

Such is the price of fame when word gets around. Jesus heals a leper and now it has become all but impossible for him to enter a town or village without him drawing attention. That’s why he chooses to stay on the outskirts of a residential area, and still people flock to see him. Perhaps, […]

COVID PREDATORS: Our Next Black Legend

The black legends of Catholicism—crusades, inquisitions, Galileo, etc.—are useful to the Church’s opponents. They can take an undeniable historical event, remove it from its historical context, and… See more at