Perspectives on discernment, Roman Catholicism, and life from a young man from Minnesota who feels called to serve Our Lord as a Roman Catholic priest.
|Located:||St Paul, Minnesota|
|Tags:||Catholic Church, Catholicism, Young Adults, Vocational Discernment, Young Catholics, College Students, Catholics in Minnesota, Generation Y, John Paul II Generation|
Lent begins on Feb 25, 2009 in Lent, FastingDear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,We celebrate Ash Wednesday tomorrow, and I wanted to take the time to share with you some reflections on fasting. Fasting is something that is greatly underappreciated my some people in this day and age, probably b...
Back From Rome on Feb 16, 2009Brothers and Sisters in Christ,I apologize for not writing in a while. I had finals in Rome to study for in mid-to-late January, and I arrived back in Minnesota on January 30. I am now back at the University of St. Thomas here in Saint Paul, beginnin...
Reflections from the Eternal City on Jan 13, 2009Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,I apologize for not writing as often as I had hoped to while I've been here in the Eternal City, but there's been so much to do and an outpouring of grace so powerful that there's been a lot to reflect on
A Poem That I Was Inspired To Write Regarding My Time in Rome on Dec 20, 2008The Eternal CityFrom eternity You have called meA mission in life You have entrusted to meA reason for being, a way to loveAnd serve You eternallyWhen it came time You showedMe my reason for beingMy head understood but my heart could notComprehend th...
Buonasera from Roma! on Oct 20, 2008+JMJ+Brothers and Sisters in Christ,Buona Sera from Roma!It is with great pleasure that I report that I am doing well, and I thank you for your support and prayers for me.What a blessing to be here in the Eternal City. I may be here as a student, but...
Polar Express on Oct 14, 2008I am beginning my fourth week in Rome, and yesterday I was listening to the soundtrack to one of my favorite animated movies, "The Polar Express".The story is about a boy who takes a magical train ride to go see Santa Claus, and the plot of the