An Easter Sunday Reflection

Published in WERE OUR HEARTS NOT BURNING WITHIN US? Lenten Book of Reflections for the Church of St. Catherine of Siena in Moscow, Pennsylvania.

Why the Holidays Are Happy

Every year in December, people of the Jewish faith all over the world celebrate Hanukkah, the festival of light. During these eight blessed days they remember the glorious miracle of the Menorah at the Holy Temple of Jerusalem. The Menorah remained lit for eight days with only one day’s supply of oil. On December 25,…

Why doesn’t the Bible mention dinosaurs and cavemen?

Here is the full question from my student: In Christian teaching, the Bible mentions God creating man, trees, light, and so on. Why does the Bible not mention Dinosaurs and cavemen? While many creatures created by God are mentioned throughout the Bible, not every living being is listed by name. The answer to this question…

Reflecting on ‘Fides et Ratio’

“Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the truth.”