How Do I Discover God’s Will for Me?

Posted by on Sep 30, 2011 in blog

In my 14 years of ministry experience the #1 question I get is…  ”How can I figure out God’s will for me?”  This is also a question I know I ask myself.  Recently, I picked up (again!) Rev. Jean-Pierre de Caussade’s Abandonment to Divine Providence. This spiritual kick-in-the-heart gave one of the best answers I’ve heard in a long time!  ~Katie Enjoy…   How to Discover what is the Will of God The divine action placed before us...

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What Now?

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011 in blog

As a new school year begins, I know many of us out there are fighting the anxiety of the “next step”…  Often our faith in God’s plan for us is a little blinder than we would like.  I wanted to share with you a prayer by Thomas Merton that has really helped me through some times in my life where I wasn’t sure what was next.  A special thank you to my college spiritual director, Father R.B. Williams, O.P., who shared this prayer with me.  You...

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The rain fell, the floods came…

Posted by on May 21, 2011 in blog

As Summer (and Hurricane season) rapidly approaches we find ourselves inundated with news of natural disasters in our region.  Between the flooding of the Great Mississippi and the deadly tornadoes experienced throughout the South, we are constantly being reminded of the uncertainty of life. But let us also be reminded of the certainty we do have in the fidelity of our God.  No matter what happens in this life, or how far we stray away, our Father will never stop loving...

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Lenten Check-In!

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in blog

So, how’s it going?  We’re now about two weeks into Lent… this is a good time for a quick gut check.  Have you made a plan to go deeper into your spiritual journey this Lent?  Are you sticking with your plan?  Has your plan gotten too easy?  How can you continue to challenge yourself? We find ourselves liturgically between two powerful Gospels.  This past Sunday Jesus reveals a great deal of who He is through the Transfiguration.  Next Sunday Jesus will...

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What’s been going on lately…

Posted by on Sep 10, 2010 in blog

So What’s New?? Wow!  The past year has really been a whirlwind!  Like Katie mentioned, we’ve both been going through some major changes.  Last November, my wife Lauren and I found out that we were pregnant.  We had discerned through much prayer that it was time to start a family and we were thrilled when the pregnancy test came back positive.  I knew in my heart that it was going to be a girl because we had been praying for the intercession of St. Mary Magdalene.  Needless...

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