Soul-Sucking Jobs and the Rule of Life

September 22, 2016

“I don’t know what my work schedule will be like next week.” It makes me a little sad to hear this. At first, I didn’t think much about it, but as I encounter more people who sincerely desire to grow in their spiritual life but are feeling stuck, I am starting to evaluate it a bit more. And before I say much more, allow me to state plainly that I…


Married at First Sight and the Irreducible Mystery of the Human Person

September 3, 2016

In America we’re no stranger to reality dating shows.  I can remember growing up, flipping through the T.V. channels, and occasionally landing on Blind Date, Elimidate, and (who could forget?) the 5th Wheel.  I cannot forget, but I wish I could. As with most things in America, stuff tends to get ramped up when the initial shock or novelty of it begins to wear off.  Whether it’s driven by higher ratings,…


The Jim Gaffigan Show ends & how to live your personal vocation

August 24, 2016

Recently Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan, the unspeakably hilarious yet incredibly balanced Catholic power-couple, announced that they will be ending their TV Land comedy series, The Jim Gaffigan Show, after just two seasons.  Despite the name, the series was a mutual collaboration between both Jim and Jeannie as both co-wrote the episodes and were executive producers together.  Thus, the decision to end the show was, undoubtedly, a family one. In a message…