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…


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…


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…