3 Things I’ve Learned From Being a Father

I’ve experienced some truly wonderful things in my short life. I’ve married my beautiful wife, visited Rome, and seen Ken Griffey, Jr. hit a home run, but nothing compares to the joy of seeing the birth of my son. There is nothing in this world that I could possibly do that would eclipse the awesomeness … Read more…

The 3 Most Important Things to Remember When Thinking About the Synod

In case you’ve somehow managed to avoid hearing about it, there happens to be a synod of bishops in Rome right now discussing “the vocation and mission of the family in the contemporary world.” Pope Francis has called this gathering because he wants the help of his fellow bishops to make a statement to the … Read more…

Was Pope Francis’ Trip to America a Disappointment?

Were you disappointed with Pope Francis trip to America? Most American Catholics were hoping to hear the Holy Father speak out against gay marriage and abortion; the two issues that are pressing upon the American people. But he didn’t. Francis consciously chose to avoid these issues. For some, the Pope’s silence on these matters is … Read more…

Jim Gaffigan and Fatherhood

Food, fat, and comedy are some of the words that Jim Gaffigan identifies with. He has built his humble comedic empire on these three things. Whether it’s bacon, Hot Pockets, or McDonald’s, they all have a place in Jim Gaffigan’s routine and his stomach. But Gaffigan is not just a fat comedian who loves food. … Read more…