To Know God

Around five years ago, I led a group of students on a pilgrimage to Paris and Rome. While in Rome, we had lunch with the Daughters of Charity, a religious community of women who, as one of their website writes, "devote their lives to serving the poorest and most abandoned individuals in today‚Äôs society." Fr.… Continue reading To Know God

So Much to Learn

  A few years ago, I was away with my wife, Suzie, for a weekend getaway. After a day of exploring, we went to an observatory on the North Fork of Long Island for an opportunity to view the stars from advanced telescopes. I was moved by the generosity and passion of the volunteers who… Continue reading So Much to Learn

I’ve Got the Month of May

Shea, my 2 and 2/3 year old toddler, plays a new game in the car. As soon as we pull away and set forth on the road, she removes her sneakers and socks with a mischievous smile. Once her feet are free, she looks into the rear view mirror and says, "hold my feet daddy."… Continue reading I’ve Got the Month of May

From the Iron Throne to the Golden Rule

SPOILER ALERT: This article includes details from the finale of Game of Thrones The flames of Drogon melted the Iron Throne, ending "the cycle" of dictatorship and unfortunate deaths that plagued the world of Game of Thrones for centuries. In its place, Bran "the Broken" now reigns as the wise, forever-knowing king of the six… Continue reading From the Iron Throne to the Golden Rule