Category: Life

Men Without Meaning

“Each of us is the result of a thought of God. Each of us is willed, each of us is loved, each of us is necessary.”

The Rollarcoaster of Family & Faith: Interview with Bill Donaghy of the TOB Institute

While we’re STILL waiting for the birth of our third child—this Advent has been so literal—we made time to chat with our longtime friend Bill Donaghy from the Theology of the Body Institute on all things TOB and the absurdity of parenthood.  Check out the link below! We met at the Institute, so naturally, we’re a little biased, but seriously,…

GUEST BLOG: “Writing Letters to My Future Husband” by Stephanie Calis

  I hope he’s from a big family who likes to eat. I hope he’s funny. Oh, and it would be nice, God, if he had blue eyes. Some people fall asleep counting sheep (or do they? Raise your hand if you’ve ever actually done this?). From the time I was thirteen, fresh and on fire from hearing Crystalina Evert’s…

Chained to Our Lady

“It is the Virgin Mary who invites us to consider history as an adventure of love in which God keeps his promises and triumphs with his fidelity. ” -St. John Paul II

The Empty Soul of Technology

Anima Technica Vacua. Coined by theologian Hans Urs Von Balthasar, the unique phrase “anima technica vacua” more or less means “the empty technological soul,” and it’s an adequate and fascinating description of our rampant technology use and the modern fragmented person. It’s a fascinating concept with too many concrete examples.  We have become excellent processors of rapid information but have…