[Spoiler alerts: I give away the plot] I don’t write movie reviews because I simply don’t watch that many movies. Several people had told me that Risen was a great movie so I found time to watch it a few […]Read more
Francis’s Interview and the Kerygma
I’ve decided I won’t read any more commentaries on Pope Francis’ big interview with Fr Antonio Spadaro, SJ. I read the interview and a few commentaries. Now people just try to use the interview to beat their ideological opponents with […]Read more
Is Heaven Temporary?
When I was a kid I understood heaven as sitting on a cloud listening to an eternal harp concert. I wasn’t sure if it would be me who sat there or just some ghostly version of myself. I would have […]Read more
The Shocking Joy of the Resurrection
How often we have so much experience and it makes us dull to reality. Christ’s resurrection should be a complete surprise but it often leaves us dull. How much faith John must have had that “He saw and he believed.” […]Read more