• My Daughter’s Journey to the Catholic Church (Dad’s Perspective)

    My Daughter’s Journey to the Catholic Church (Dad’s Perspective)

    The Easter Vigil Mass at Saint Mary’s in Oxford, Ohio was the first Easter Vigil I ever attended. What I had always heard was the most solemn and beautiful Mass of the Catholic liturgy did not disappoint. The fact that my first born was Baptized and Confirmed into the Holy Catholic Church made this first experience only more awesome.

  • This Week’s Best in Catholic Apologetics

    This Week’s Best in Catholic Apologetics

    April 11, 2014 – This Week’s Best in Catholic Apologetics features the best articles from around the internet concerning faith proposals and defenses of the Catholicism from Friday of the previous week through Thursday of the current week.

  • The Day I Heard the Lord’s Voice; The Day I Knew Jesus Is Real

    The Day I Heard the Lord’s Voice; The Day I Knew Jesus Is Real

    I woke up on the morning of October 31, 2003 as the same agnostic/deist that I had been for most of my adult life, but by the end of that day I would actually end up praying to the God who I was unsure even existed.

  • What the Bible Actually Says about Judging Others

    What the Bible Actually Says about Judging Others

    Despite common misconceptions – true love actually does cares enough to care. True loves does judge. True love is not apathetic. True love is not timid. True love does not allow sin to triumph over its object of love without a fight. True love doesn’t walk past a person dying without trying to aid them. True love desires you to be in Heaven – not in Hell – and will sacrifice anything to get you there. Therefore, if you have people in your life who are not judging you, but are just letting you commit all types of immorality without telling you are wrong, and not encouraging you to do better, then what you have in your life are people who do not truly love you, or who do not know how to love you as they ought.

  • The Lord has Risen! Now What? (An Easter Season Reflection)

    The Lord has Risen! Now What? (An Easter Season Reflection)

    Easter is the culmination of the particular event.. Let us not miss the central point of God entering His creation by becoming fully part of His creation, even to the point of dying at the hands of those He made. An excerpt from Chapter Seventeen (‘The Fifteenth Didactic Mystery’) of my book Cooperating with God: Life with the Cross

  • Why Masturbation is Morally Evil & How to Free Yourself From It

    Why Masturbation is Morally Evil & How to Free Yourself From It

    This article is going to point out the clear reasons why masturbation, when performed with the purpose providing an artificial form of sexual pleasure is always morally evil. I will then offer three helpful ways to combat this very addictive behavior. I will build my arguments against masturbation upon the Natural Law and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

  • The Story of My Conversion to the Catholic Church

    The Story of My Conversion to the Catholic Church

    In January of 2006, still restless over this issue of competing Protestant denominations, two questions arose in my heart that changed my life for good. Those questions were, “Well, what happened to the Church that Jesus started through his Apostles? What happened to the Churches in the Bible?” What a basic and most fundamental question? I thought I was silly for not asking it a long time ago.