Where We Come From

June 28, 2017

Not too long ago, I came  across a cool map of American Migration based on Ancestry.com’s genealogical data.  It started me thinking about how many people I know or have heard about who have decided to delve into their ancestry.  Indeed, others have noted that there is a growing number of people who are interested in their genetic history and discovering their roots.  Something about being able to point to a…

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Learning to love with the Holy Family of Nazareth

December 30, 2016

Recently my wife and I welcomed our first child into the world, a daughter named Lily Marie.  Her addition to our family has been more powerful and joy-filled than we could have ever imagined, though this is not to ignore the exhaustion that comes with a newborn!  Here’s a picture of her: By naming her Lily Marie we wanted to honor two Saints who have been and continue to be…

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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…

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